Tuesday's Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal


"Safety" is always a trade-off.  9/11 and the totalitarian attitudes that enabled it and are enabled by it have convinced the average American that safety has absolute value.  It doesn't.  It always costs something: money, convenience, productivity, or as here, the opportunity to learn.

But that's OK with the totalitarian mindset: the worse educated their masses, the better for those who want to control them.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F