Archive for March 13th, 2003

I just want to say thank you, to everyone, for the remarkably high class of comments here — so high-class that they often make me wish I had written something better in the first place to justify them. Professional philosophers correct me about philosophy, polyglots about language, lawyers about law, poets and critics about poetry, […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted March 13, 2003 @ 10:53 PM | Navel-Gazing

Munitions manufacturers prosper because many countries want weapons. Philip Morris prospers because many people want cigarettes. Conservative talk radio hosts prosper because many people are conservative, and like to listen to them. Lobbyists prosper because many people want the government to act for their particular ends, and the government has the power to do so. […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted March 13, 2003 @ 2:41 PM | Philosophy,Politics