In my latest Loonie Politics piece, I say legitimate concern about Donald Trump’s bad manners should not make us lose perspective on the far more ominous torrent of menacing abuse coming from the Chinese government.
“men who are called practical; and the much more practical pertinacity of the man who is called theoretical.”
G.K. Chesterton, Saint Thomas Aquinas: “The Dumb Ox”
In my latest National Post column I challenge those prone to declaring policy debates “settled” to tell us on which subjects, if any, an intelligent, decent person might have a different view from theirs.
“When experience is not retained… infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
George Santayana, quoted in Leonard Read Let Freedom Reign [I know you all know the 2nd part, but the 1st is also important]