The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
Reason has seldom failed us because it has seldom been tried.
As to the charge that I am a cranky old man, I plead guilty.
Why can’t we simply borrow what is useful to us from Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, especially Zen, as we borrow from Christianity, science, American Indian traditions and world literature in general, including philosophy, and let the...
Concrete is heavy; iron is hard–but the grass will prevail.
Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
Reason is and ought to be, as Hume said, the slave of the passions.
But of the seven deadly sins, wrath is the healthiest – next only to lust.
I believe that the military-industrial state will eventually collapse, possibly even in our lifetime, and that a majority of us (if prepared) will muddle through to a freer, more open, less crowded, green and spacious...
When a man’s best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.