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#1. Asked if Stalin was an antisemite, Robert Conquest replied: Yes, but it hardly noticed. He was broadly and generously anti-human. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#2. If you're not thinking about numbers, you're probably not thinking. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#3. Razib Khan Hired And Fired By The New York Times, Both On The Same Day! - Author: John Derbyshire
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#4. A few decades back one could get a pretty good idea of someone's overall political stance by finding out how much he hates rich people; the equivalent today is finding out how much he hates white people. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#5. Politics, as any observer of the modern world knows, is the enemy of economics, everywhere and always. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#6. (which has inspired at least one novel, Apostolos Doxiadis's Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture29). - Author: John Derbyshire
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#7. Wherever there is a jackboot stomping on a human face there will be a well-heeled Western liberal to explain that the face does, after all, enjoy free health care and 100 percent literacy. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#8. Ninety percent of paid work is time-wasting crap. The world gets by on the other ten. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#9. It was in 1742 that Christian Goldbach put forward his famous conjecture that every even number greater than 2 can be expressed as the sum of two primes. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#10. Practically anything you read or hear about racism, sexism, and homophobia is cant. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#11. Education is a vast sea of lies, waste, corruption, crackpot theorizing, and careerist log-rolling. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#12. Books, in the plural lose their solidity of substance and become a gas, filling all available space. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#13. The more depressed and maladjusted you are, the more likely it is that you are seeing things right, with minimal bias - Author: John Derbyshire
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#14. Our political system is now run by the Big People for their own interests. If they ever deign to notice the Little People, it is with disdain and contempt. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#15. Conservatism is pessimistic, with a negative tendency - which we mostly resist - towards despair. Liberals are optimists, with a negative tendency, rarely resisted, towards utopianism. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#16. I am a homophobe, though a mild and tolerant one, and a racist, though an even more mild and tolerant one, and those things are going to be illegal pretty soon, the way we are going. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#17. The problem is hedonism. The problem is the preening vanity and selfishness of 'coming out,' of parading private inclinations, of a kind that repel normal people, as if those inclinations were, all by themselves, marks of authenticity and virtue, of suffering and oppression. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#18. In matters editorial, I am a believer in totalitarian despotism. Most writers are lazy, difficult, selfish, thoughtless, and unreliable. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#19. I tell you, with complex numbers you can do anything. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#20. I never ponder counterfactuals. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#21. A very civilized thing, glass - almost an index of civilization. When civilization retreats, it leaves behind broken glass. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#22. I preach that odd defiant melancholy that sees the dreadful loneliness of the human soul and the pitiful disaster of human life as ever redeemable and redeemed by compassion, friendship and love. - Author: John Derbyshire
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#23. Biophobia is as much a part of a politician's basic equipment as a sharp suit. - Author: John Derbyshire
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