Tag Archives: Stating the Obvious

The First Duty of Intelligent Men

Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious. That is what George Orwell was saying in 1939, in a review of a new book by Bertrand Russell: That is merely to say that we have now sunk … Continue reading

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The Revenge of Captain Obvious

If you want to see a Gutenberg Bible or two, you head to the Morgan Library – 225 Madison Avenue at East 36th Street over in Murray Hill. It’s pretty cool, for a One Percent thing. It used to be … Continue reading

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