Blog posts in October 2007

Arbitrary power of the state

[US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice] met human rights activists and said she wanted to help them build institutions to protect people from the “arbitrary power of the state”… wait for it… in Russia.


Amusing Esquire opinion piece on the anti-knowledge movement

I'm not sure which bit of this Esquire opinion piece I like most, but maybe this fantastic 2005 quote: “We've been attacked,” [says pastor Ray Mummert], “by the intelligent, educated segment of the culture.”