The Natural Ordering Of Humanity Into A Conservative Material Class And A Transgressing Destructive Class

“The whole point is that in his article all people are somehow divided into the ‘ordinary’ and the ‘extraordinary.’ The ordinary must live in obedience and have no right to transgress the law, because they are, after all, ordinary. While the extraordinary have the right to commit all sorts of crimes and in various ways to transgress the law, because in point of fact they are extraordinary. That is how you had it, unless I’m mistaken?” “But what is this? It can’t possibly be so!” Razumikhin muttered in perplexity. Raskolnikov smiled again. He realized all at once what the point …

The Know-It-All Down at the OTB

[Email sent to my brother in law J] Last night I watched a video clip of Seth Meyers and President Obama at the White House correspondents’ dinner a few weeks back. Seth Meyers did a joke about CSPAN being the best channel for wide shots of empty rooms. Also, how most people think Osama bin Laden is hiding in the Hindu Kush mountains but did you know he hosts an afternoon show on CSPAN? Especially funny now that we know the President had just given the order to storm bin Laden’s compound. But the best line of the night was …