Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

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Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made

  • Source type: Blog
  • On Teads since: 07/27/2007
  • Teads score: 22.7533
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

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    Last year, I wrote a post building on James Scott’s argument that we should memorialize deserters. Today, I see a piece at Deutsche Welle saying that Austria is doing just that. A monument to deserters from the German army during World War II has been unveiled in central Vienna. This follows decades of controversy over […]


    3 hours ago
  • Crooked Timber

    It’s important that you listen to these important songs now, because of their great import. I like the Shirley Bassey song because, when John and I were first married, it was the signature tune of one of our favorite DJs. He had a club night where he played goofy twinkly commercially popular 60s and 70s […]


    10 hours ago
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    David Brooks: Burke is famous for his belief in gradual change….I’m sticking to my Burkean roots. Change should be steady, constant and slow. Society has structural problems, but they have to be reformed by working with existing materials, not sweeping them away in a vain hope for instant transformation. Edmund Burke on the East India […]


    10/23/2014 - 5:42 AM