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Is Thinking Obsolete?

1960Republican Wrote: May 01, 2013 7:39 AM
Scrap Iron - Economics is not Accounting, not even close. My daughter has a degree, "with honors," in "Economics," from an elite "woman's college." Politically and socially, she became a full-blown idiot, supporting every Left cause you ever heard of. Then, thank God, she escaped into Buddhism, and I haven't heard much from her. And her's is not the "fad" Buddhism -- she's been in the monastery, for five years. The few times I've seen her, now she is merely boring.
While it is not possible to answer all the e-mails and letters from readers, many are thought-provoking, whether those thoughts are positive or negative.

An e-mail from one young man simply asked for the sources of some facts about gun control that were mentioned in a recent column. It is good to check out the facts -- especially if you check out the facts on both sides of an issue.

By contrast, another man simply denounced me because of what was said in that column. He did not ask for my sources but simply made contrary assertions, as if his assertions must be...

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