Writing worth reading - 8th/9th October 2022
What If Joan of Arc Wasn’t a Woman? by Helen Lewis
“The desire to impose a struggle narrative on the experiences of women or people of color can sometimes be its own straitjacket. In the wrong hands, it can patronize the past and sound smug about the present ...”
Why Donald Trump will soon be indicted by Andrew P. Napolitano
“I have often argued that many of these statutes that the feds have enacted to protect themselves are morally unjust and not grounded in the Constitution. One of my intellectual heroes, the great Murray Rothbard, taught that the government protects itself far more aggressively than it protects our natural rights …”
Picking Stocks Like Warren Buffett by Frederik Gieschen
“Whether the New York Stock Exchange is open or not has nothing to do with whether The Washington Post is getting more valuable. The New York Stock Exchange is closed on weekends, and I don’t break out in hives. When I look at a company, the last thing I look at is the price. You don’t ask what your house is worth three times a day, do you?”
Hegel is very much alive: Just ask Slavoj Žižek, Judith Butler or Byung-Chul Han by Mar Padilla
“Recchia says we are undergoing a profound change, a conflict between an old world and a new world, a dialectical duel that seeks to overcome the patriarchal paradigm that refuses to give space or a voice to a majority of people …”
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