Economic Thought: A Brief History by Heinz D. Kurz @ nyjb

From ancient Greece to the modern globalized economy, Kurz distills the essence of various schools of thought and the personalities who made them. Continue reading Economic Thought: A Brief History by Heinz D. Kurz @ nyjb

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Harry Benson: Persons of Interest, by Harry Benson @ NYJB

The photographs are instantly recognizable, the name is not. Continue reading Harry Benson: Persons of Interest, by Harry Benson @ NYJB

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left, by Roger Scruton @ NYJB

“Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left” is a no-holds-barred take-down of the modern Left. Continue reading Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left, by Roger Scruton @ NYJB

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Commonplace Book: T.E. Lawrence on Arab zeal

Compelling passages, notable quotables, bon mots, disjecta, ephemera, and miscellany. Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances. For years we lived anyhow with another in the naked desert, under the indifferent heaven. By day the hot sun fermented us; and we were dizzied by the beating wind. At night we were stained by dew, and shamed into pettiness by the innumerable silences of stars. We were a self-centred army without parade or gesture, devoted to freedom, the second of man’s creeds, a purpose so ravenous that it devoured all our strength, a hope … Continue reading Commonplace Book: T.E. Lawrence on Arab zeal

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