Dogma is bad.
Which is why I believe that sometimes individualism should be replaced with statism, even though more often than not I am an individualist.
For instance, it is the duty of every civilized society to take care of our weak, our sick, our handi-capped. Neglecting them is only slightly better than the attempts at exterminating them during the fascist years.
So Obama was correct when he said that health care is a right. It is, lest we deem ourselves barbarians.
Fear has not paralyzed Pakistan - I recently visited Pakistan after 25 years. Given the long absence, it essentially felt like my first time there. Only faint, isolated images remained fr...
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