Archive for August 28th, 2002

Today Lileks has at some killjoy named George Monbiot, who’s arguing in The Guardian, where else, that money can’t buy you happiness. Actually he argues further, and rather less intuitively, that money buys you misery: I hardly dare to mention this for fear of being accused of romanticising poverty or somehow conspiring to keep people […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted August 28, 2002 @ 3:02 PM | General

Tim Noah is upset with The New Republic for claiming that Saddam has used “weapons of mass destruction.” Those pesky chemical and biological weapons with which he periodically massacres his own people aren’t nuclear weapons, so they don’t count. And after all: If Saddam has already used “weapons of mass destruction” (and, moreover, suffered little […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted August 28, 2002 @ 10:21 AM | General