Saturday, March 26, 2016

Who can fathom the soundless depths?

Jules Verne, riffing on the Book of Ecclesiastes in his 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Capitalism is a partnership between governors and merchants that secures the power of both.... merchants grow rich because state power protects them or looks away when the time is right.

Martha Howell, The New York Review (April 7, 2016)

Friday, March 11, 2016

Complaining doesn't have to do good, it just feels good!

Jules Verne, 20000 Leagues Under the Sea