Category Archives: Philosophy and Religion

R.I.P. Jacques Rivette

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I think we live in a world that happens to be incomprehensible. And you have to try to see that the questions this incomprehensible world poses are [unanswerable]. We know in advance that there are no … Continue reading

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Franklin and Montaigne

Fenster writes: I don’t object to Bastiat being named as a patron saint of UR philosophy, such as it is.  It’s a big tent–not unlimited in size for sure, but capacious enough. Blowhard Esq. previously nominated Montaigne, and that fits … Continue reading

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Peoples is the Cwaziest Monkeys

Fenster writes: Lew Lehr said that monkeys is the cwaziest peoples.  I don’t know monkeys so I don’t know if that is true.  I have been around a lot of humans, though, and I believe that you could fairly put … Continue reading

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Don’t Go To College, Create Your Own For $4,000

Blowhard, Esq. writes: One of the most fascinating spectacles of 2015 was the hilarious and horrifying student protests across American universities. The Red Guard hysteria spread from one campus to another with a voraciousness that would make the Bubonic plague jealous: Mizzou, … Continue reading

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UR’s Philosophy and “The Evolution of Everything”

Fenster writes: Back here Blowhard Esq. summed up UR’s philosophy in a nutshell by quoting Frédéric Bastiat, which makes us classical liberals in economic matters I think.  I don’t object since that line of thinking is agreeable.  Plus, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Proggy Bullshit Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Because in the wake of Islamic terrorism nothing is more important than fending off Islamophobia, the experts at ThinkProgress would like to remind us that ISIS aren’t really Muslims: Indeed, even from the viewpoint of a casual observer, … Continue reading

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Anthony Jeselnik on Thoughts and Prayers

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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