Published by Richard Posner on November 9, 2016

It is Time to Deliver

  What the world needs now is love, sweet love.  No, not just for some, but for everyone.  The United States consequential election made me think of this song and how helpless we all feel because we believe the world has drained into a cesspool. And since this site is about empowerment, let me lead the way.  To move…

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Published by Richard Posner on August 15, 2016

When Apathy and Self-Loathing Take Over Your Life

This past May I turned 66, and I feel like I am 166 on a life-support system.  This was not an inevitable turn, though if you looked at my bloated, gouty blob you might think so. Since college, I have been on a weight rollercoaster.  In my best moments – and there have been at…

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Published by Richard Posner on September 29, 2014

The Lincoln Poem

The fundamental fact is, You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong, You cannot help small men by tearing down big men, You cannot help the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer, You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income, You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class…

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