My pedagogy: I do not claim to know things that will make you more intelligent, more wealthy, or more satisfied. I do claim to have
#71* To know your ignorance is most upright.  Not knowing but pretending to know is illness.  Just consider shortcomings only as shortcomings: thus, no shortcomings.
#3* Do not encourage excellent abilities,  [and] keep people from contention; do not value rare goods, keep people from stealing; do not flaunt the desirable,
Paul Ryan is an authentically dangerous zealot. He does not want to reform entitlements. He wants to eliminate them. He wants to eliminate them because
I am reminded, while reading this article, of Jose Ortega y Gasset’s Revolt of the Masses. One thing characterizing “mass humanity”–what I like to call the