I’m very grateful for the talented commentators who can take complex topics and distill them down to the key principles at stake. J.B. Shurk’s latest piece on how the frogs have begun fleeing the government’s boiling pot is a great example of this.
One of the toughest challenges any of us faces is in learning how to reach out to people have become ideologically possessed. Jeff Minnick has a simple but effective test for determining a person’s level of PC craziness. He also urges compassion over contempt as a better option.
Here’s to the folks who choose to roll with the changes and reinvent themselves rather than simply being controlled by the events around them. Kerry McDonald has an excellent article on how burned out teachers are launching their own schools instead of abandoning their passion.
The trial of Jeffrey Epstein’s partner Ghislaine Maxwell is generating some interest among those who are paying attention–even if most of our media isn’t saying much. Paul Rosenberg has an excellent explanation of why the Epstein saga can be too much for many people to take. Also, Epstein didn’t kill himself.