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The only advantage to being a middle-aged man is that when you put on a jac

The only advantage to being a middle-aged man is that when you put on a jacket and tie, you're the Scary Dad. Never mind that no one has had an actually scary dad since 1966. The visceral fear remains.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Freedom is contagious. That's why despots fear it so much.

Freedom is contagious. That's why despots fear it so much.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The very idea of freedom incites fear in the hearts of terrorists across th

The very idea of freedom incites fear in the hearts of terrorists across the world.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I've worn a dress at my wedding. I've worn 6-inch Louboutins. I've got no f

I've worn a dress at my wedding. I've worn 6-inch Louboutins. I've got no fear and no shame.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than s

Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

It is the public that is illiterate in science and math, a lazy press, and

It is the public that is illiterate in science and math, a lazy press, and environmental advocacy groups that manufacture fear for misconceptions about energy.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

On the environment and climate change, I suspect that future generations wi

On the environment and climate change, I suspect that future generations will think there was too much timidity, too much fear of upsetting business. Basically, New Labour was very nervous about regulating business, or requiring it to do anything, even wh
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I always felt that if someone shot me, it would be great for the environmen

I always felt that if someone shot me, it would be great for the environmental movement, because they would make me a martyr. Our biggest fear was our children, because there was a tremendous amount of threat and intimidation, and my wife was terrified th
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

As President Trump quickly moved to limit immigration, civil rights, and en

As President Trump quickly moved to limit immigration, civil rights, and environmental protections, I felt fear for my young children, and guilt, too - as if I'd somehow betrayed the unspoken contract all parents make to give our children a better life th
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

What I am afraid of is the first thing I was ever aware of being afraid of

What I am afraid of is the first thing I was ever aware of being afraid of and what I have told my daughter countless times she need not fear: being alone in the dark. It is a small prison of emotion from which there is no escape. It is also, in its own w
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago