Thoughts From the Frontline, January 2019
January 25, 2019
"To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it."
January 18, 2019
The production of souls is more important than the production of tanks.... And therefore I raise my glass to you, writers, the engineers of the human soul.
January 11, 2019
For a couple of years now, the economic narrative has shown a comparatively strong US against weakness in Europe and some of Asia (NOT China). The US, we are told, will stay on top. I agree with that, as far as it goes... but I’m not convinced the “top” will be so great.
January 4, 2019
Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
…By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.
- William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I, 1606