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The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like…
That’s free enterprise, friends: freedom to gamble, freedom to lose. And the great thing – the truly democratic thing about it – is that you…
Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else. I just don’t happen to think it’s an appropriate subject…
People tend to judge presidents on how the economy performs, and yet we don’t expect them to have the power to do much about it.…
It was a real surprise to me to come across the evidence that Christianity might once have been a danced religion. Certainly, some of the…
In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority: in 1984, 92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan, compared to only 36…
If you can attribute your success entirely to your own mental effort, to your own attitude, to some spiritual essence that you have that is…
I have a Ph.D. in cell biology. And that’s really manual labor. I mean, experimental science, you do it with your hands. So it’s very…
As anyone knows who has ever had to set up a military encampment or build a village from the ground up, occupations pose staggering logistical…
Yes, I think especially the Pentecostal churches, you know, that there’s been such a growth in Pentecostalism. And it’s a rejection of the much more…
Whenever people can access deities directly without the intervention of a religious hierarchy, they don’t need to have hierarchy so much.
I think it’s tragic that we have this human capacity, which appears to be hardwired, or so the evolutionary biologists say, for collective joy. We…
Well, I certainly wouldn’t want to live in the 18th century myself, or the 19th either, for that matter.
There’s more pressure on women to be chirpy and perky.
Both chronic, long-term poverty and downward mobility from the middle class are in the same category of things that America likes not to think about.
Yes. I think the anti-Wal-Mart is Costco, which pays much better and has much better health benefits and which is profitable and offers low prices.
No one should be incarcerated for debt or squeezed for money they have no chance of getting their hands on.
Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.
I’m not a nice person.
Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book…
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