Tag Archives: Thomas Hobbes

The World As It Is

Barack Obama’s America began in 2004 in Boston with his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston – there’s not a red America, there’s not a blue America, there’s the United States of America. He brought the house … Continue reading

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Chewing on Things

Woody Allen – when he was just a comic and not an important director and thus some sort of big thinker – had his array of everyman jokes, throwaway quips that, once they sunk in, got the big laughs. One … Continue reading

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Hijacking Darwin for Fun and Profit

In the old days, rather than talk about congressmen who like to get naked and grope and tickle their male aides, or whether the president was really born in Kenya or Indonesia or wherever, people talked about the big questions. … Continue reading

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