Daily Archives: May 12, 2018

More fun with anthropomorphism

The German Navy was the dog in the night. It did not fight. —p. 403 I am picturing the Battle of Jutland, and thousands of predator ants clinging to a giant dog. Through the incessant crash and thunder the French … Continue reading

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Western civilian sniper heroes

If there has to be a choice between injustice and disorder, said Goethe, the German prefers injustice. Schooled in a state in which the relation of the subject to the sovereign has no basis other than obedience, he is unable … Continue reading

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