Comments: QUICKIES

I'm somehow skeptical that the Western versions of "multiculturalism" or "intellectual tolerance" have had much of an impact in Iran at all. It is too bad, because more tolerance for dissenting views is just what Iran needs.

Posted by Pericles at December 19, 2005 01:19 PM

But that's what our trend towards "accepting all views" has gotten us. I just wrote three very long papers on the same essay by Derrida and found that my papers were all just different (and longer) versions of what you said. Universalism is kind of worthless if you're also required to accept views that wouldn't allow you to be a universalist.

The other day I was flipping through Redbook and found a shockingly graphic article about how to get it on in the shower. Like detailed descriptions of who should place which body part where. I've always thought it was kind of straight forward. No need to lecture where to put...

It's amazing what Respected Journalists can get away with as long as they aim their hatred at white men. Respected journalists who, for the most part, are white men themselves. Self-hate is a beach...

Posted by John at December 20, 2005 05:08 AM

So, you're embarassed to be a redneck?

Posted by redneck at December 21, 2005 09:56 PM