Monday, September 25, 2023

Hollow Be Thy Name, Part One

"Society will develop a new kind of servitude which covers the surface of society with a network of complicated rules, through which the most original minds and the most energetic characters cannot penetrate. It does not tyrannize but it compresses, enervates, extinguishes, and stupefies a people, till each nation is reduced to nothing better than a flock of timid and industrious animals, of which the government is shepherd..." -- Alexis de Tocqueville

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Douchebag of the Week (Week Ending 9/16/2023) -- A Twofer!

 "And what sort of lives do these people, who pose as being moral, lead themselves? My dear fellow, you forget that we are in the native land of the hypocrite." -- Oscar Wilde, "The Picture of Dorian Gray"