Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Clipfile - February 19, 2015

‘‘Victimhood is insidious.  It gives one permission to fail with minimal effort.’’ - ‘‘Timid1’’

‘‘The chains of defining yourself as a victim are a tourniquet wrapped around the soul.’’ - Sarah Hoyt

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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

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Clipfile - February 18, 2015

‘‘...The left’s entire mode of interacting with the world can be seen as a series of attempts to find something OTHER THAN competence that can be turned into success.

Union Seniority.

Tenure.

The Welfare State.

They all are a rebellion
[against] the idea that people should gain rewards to the extent that they actually contribute productively to a task.

They like Ivy League credentials better than they like demonstrated competence for the same reason medieval nobles liked blood lines and disdained trade.  Actually DOING things is disreputable, ‘‘rootless,’’ and unkind, and the people who DO things are not to be trusted.’’

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Monday, 16 February 2015

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Clipfile - February 16, 2015

‘‘We live in a time in which it is said about Dresden, ‘never again,’ and about Auschwitz, ‘it’s complicated.’  Among certain Europeans, at least, and those Americans who ape their attitudes.’’

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Monday, 09 February 2015

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Clipfile - February 9, 2015

‘‘Science, like all things human, suffers from its own successes.  [Once] ...its celebrity became a brand, ...that brand was splashed all over lots of con games and outright fabrications in order to sell the masses on one collectivist folly after another.’’ - David Calderwood

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