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It’s a Shame the Way She Makes Me Scrub the Floor

You wanna live fancy?
Live in a big mansion?
Party in France?
You better work, bitch.

                    – Hesiod (translated freely)

My latest Libertarianism.org column, this one on Hesiod, is online.

The two most famous images of Hesiod. The one on the left suits the tone of his poems better.

The two most famous images of Hesiod.
The one on the left suits the tone of his poems rather better.

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Demon-Haunted Providence

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I spent last weekend in Providence, at Brown’s Political Theory Project (right next to H. P. Lovecraft Memorial Square), at a workshop (my second one) on Matt Zwolinski and John Tomasi’s excellent forthcoming history of libertarianism.

My taxi driver was the nephew of Roderick Chisholm! He told me of Chisholm’s accordionist skills; I told him that his uncle’s name had become a verb.

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Greek Columns Uncovered

achilles-freedom-teamI’ve begun writing columns at Libertarianism.org. I’m starting with a series on the ancient Greeks and their legacy for libertarianism; the first one, on Homer’s treatment of Achilles and militarism, is up now.

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