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Peak Irony: Whisper CEO Thinks It's Unfair That Lies Spread So Quickly

Update: Whisper reached out to remind us and our readers that they continue to deny the Guardian’s accusations, and have set the record straight in Michael Heyward’s “Setting the Record Straight,” which can be… 317 more words


Why Be Kind?

I finally understood kindness after I shattered my shoulder a few years ago. An ‘elderly’ person offered to help when I fumbled with a door in my sling. 54 more words


The Damned Human Race

I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the “lower animals” (so-called), and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me. 1,251 more words

Human Race

But Twain, Carroll & Rowling Did It.

Pen names is what I’m talking about. Mark Twain, Lewis Carroll and J. K. Rowling are all pen names. Famous for writing but these authors didn’t feel that their lives would help selling their books. 529 more words


On Civilization

Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
-Mark Twain

Failure To Listen