"I felt your comment was extremely narrow and showed prejudice. Elegant dress styles differ in parts of the world, and in parts of the USA. (I suspect there may be less variation in the UK due to the smaller land mass and more compact arrangement of…"
"Sir, your comment is offensive and implies to me that you live in an eastern city.
In Texas as well as the inter mountain west, jeans and cowboy boots and hats are the height of fashion. Perhaps you are confusing work clothes with dress clothes?
"I am not sure that this incredible amount of money isn't being created out of thin air by the federal reserve.
It isn't clear to me there is enough liquidity in the world to fund our deficits. The economy of China is 9tn, japan 5tn,…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"Being compensated for your life's work is hardly unreasonable.
If I asked you to send me a check weekly with 70% of your pay in it, would that be reasonable? You'll note the comment inside the book where a reporter said something along…"
"Which, of course, is expected.
To have the perfect philosophy implies infinite wisdom. Yet we are finite human beings.
Rand's philosophy is, in my view, ignoring any dimensions of humans we would call spiritual. But she was attempting to…"
"And neither of these two things are what she espoused.
Who are the heroes in Rand's stories? They are people who give good value for money. The anti heroes are the "greed is good" folks, those taking the unearned through force.
"I was trying to go for #2, but he said it better. All the others matter to. Keep that list!
#9 -- Telling someone you love her puts pressure on her to say the same, too. I don't think I said it until we were either engaged or…"
Hi All,My name is Nick Vogelgesang (it's German, spelling my name in kindergarten was an adventure). I'm a recent college graduate and have been following the blog for about two years now. Currently I am working as a flight instructor in the Fort Worth area.An older article that got posted to the site's Facebook page indirectly led me to decide that within the next five years I am going to travel in Morocco. Being just out of college and never having travelled further out of the country than…See More
"Paul, I'm glad you pointed that out because it made me actually go back and look, and realize that my comment should have been direct at Terry instead of Jack because this comment....
"Any functioning human being can wait tables. Not…"
"The world needs, America needs, all of our communities need artists, writers, thinkers, academics, and all those types.
A lot of them pursue their path out of passion, because these are not careers that typically pay well or offer stability. But…"
"Again, where's the evidence of these "millions" or even "millions upon millions" besides the casual observation of one person (who has freely admitted that he doesn't associate with any of these millions, which tends to…"