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History shows that male homosexuality, which like prostitution flourishes with urbanization and soon becomes predictably ritualized, always tends toward decadence.
The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate - which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave.
Women's studies is a comfy, chummy morass of unchallenged groupthink . It is, with rare exception, totally unscholarly. Academic feminists have silenced men and dissenting women.
There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper.
Human life began in flight and fear. Religion rose from rituals of propitiation, spells to lull the punishing elements.
Rule of art: Cant kills creativity!
Women are in league with each other, a secret conspiracy of hearts and pheromones
Promiscuity in men may cheapen love but sharpen thought. Promiscuity in women is illness, a leakage of identity.
Daytime soap operas, which I used to adore, have been declining in quality and importance for over a decade, and I gradually stopped monitoring them.
If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
Patriarchy, routinely blamed for everything, produced the birth control pill, which did more to free contemporary women than feminism itself.
The damage done to U.S. prestige by the feckless, buffoonish George W. Bush will take years to repair.
The airheads of Congress will keep their own plush healthcare plan - it's the rest of us guinea pigs who will be thrown to the wolves.
Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.
Teaching is a performance art.
Nefertiti is like Athena born from the brow of Zeus, a head-heavy armored goddess. She is beautiful but desexed.
Minerva save us from the cloying syrup of coercive compassion!
If someone offends you by speech, you must learn to defend yourself by speech.
Except for naval and air exercises, our military should be stationed on American soil, where service men and women can lead normal lives in close proximity to family and friends.
A woman simply is, but a man must become.
The prostitute is not, as feminists claim, the victim of men, but rather their conqueror, an outlaw, who controls the sexual channels between nature and culture
Men know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
The Dionysian is no picnic.
Education has become a prisoner of contemporaneity. It is the past, not the dizzy present, that is the best door to the future.
When anything goes, it's women who lose.
I regard affirmative action as pernicious - a system that had wonderful ideals when it started but was almost immediately abused for the benefit of white middle-class women.
Lately, I've been doing a lot of tuning in and impatiently tuning out. As a longtime fan of talk radio, I don't think this bodes well for the long-term broad appeal of the medium.
The artist makes art not to save mankind but to save himself. Every benevolent comment by an artist is a fog to cover his tracks, the bloody trail of his assault against reality and others.
We must accept our pain Change what we can and laugh at the rest
The moment there is imagination there is myth
Western science is a product of the Apollonian mind: its hope is that by naming and classification, by the cold light of intellect, archaic night can be pushed back and defeated.
Pursuit and seduction are the essence of sexuality. It's part of the sizzle.
Criticism at its best is re-creative, not spirit-killing.
Men knew that if they devirginized a woman, they could end up dead within twenty-four hours. These controls have been removed.
The thrill of terror is passive, masochistic, and implicitly feminine. It is imaginative submission to overwhelming superior force.
Heterosexual love,. is in sync with cosmic forces. Not everyone has the stomach for daily war with nature.
The last western society to worship female powers was Minoan Crete. And significantly, that fell and did not rise again.
Women will never be taken seriously until they accept full responsibility for their sexuality.
Feminism has become a catch-all vegetable drawer where bunches of clingy sob sisters can store their moldy neuroses.
Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
What feminism calls patriarchy is simply civilization , an abstract system designed by men but augmented and now co-owned by women.
Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.
The only thing that will be remembered about my enemies after they're dead is the nasty things I've said about them.
If people could see the inside of my brain, I would be in prison.
Sotomayor's vainglorious lecture bromide about herself as 'a wise Latina' trumping white men is a vulgar embarrassment - a vestige of the bad old days of male-bashing feminism.
The only antidote to the magic of images is the magic of words.
Jesus was a brilliant Jewish stand-up comedian, a phenomenal improviser. His parables are great one-liners.
Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.