Daily Archives: 19 January 2007

‘Hi, I’m Art Buchwald and I just died’

[odeo=http://odeo.com/audio/6423973/view] Art Buchwald, the renowned American humourist, who passed away on Thursday, wrote a final column that he asked not be distributed until after he died. The piece was written on February 8 last year shortly after Buchwald decided to check into a hospice. He eventually left the hospice, of course, and resumed his syndicated…

‘If you want peace, prepare for war’

At a time when political correctnesses rages in our campuses, and everybody seems to smoke the collective peace pipe, Nobel laureate Professor Robert J Aumann‘s invocation of the Game Theory to explain why we need war is worth recounting again. “If you want peace, you have to increase the cost of going to war for…