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Why Don’t You Have Fish?

Eddie Pensier writes: [Oppenheimer] had fierce opinions when it came to food and wine. “Martinis had to be strong. Coffee had to be black. Steak had to be rare,” listed the British physicist Rudolf Peierls. Once, Oppenheimer took Peierls and … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I never liked Stalin, I didn’t do sit-ins. No marches against Israel, hunger strikes, or petitions for peace. No shouting ‘Long live Mao,’ or reading dazibao. I never took pleasure cruises, never sacrificed my art to … Continue reading

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Eddie Pensier writes: Amahl: “Are you a real king?” Balthazar: “Yes.” Amahl: “Have you regal blood?” Balthazar: “Yes.” Amahl: “Can I see it?” Balthazar: “It is just like yours.” Amahl: “What’s the use of having it, then?” Balthazar: “No use.” … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: From an excellent essay by traditionalist conservative Jim Kalb: What allows the managerial liberal regime to function are habits of loyalty and sacrifice, and understandings of natural goods and purposes, which it continually undermines and cannot justify … Continue reading

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