Sarah Skwire is the Literary Editor of FEE.org and a senior fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc. She is a poet and author of the writing textbook Writing with a Thesis. She is a member of the FEE Faculty Network. Email
As the Chiquita commercial demonstrates so nicely, lyrics and music stick in the mind. This is a great way to learn about almost anything, including bananas after not having them for several years during a war.
Bob Dylan just won the Nobel Prize for literature. As anyone could have predicted, Dylan fans are losing their minds with delight, while defenders of the sanctity of high culture are dropping the portcullis and pulling up the drawbridge. How is it possible for pop music to be worthy of a prize for literature?
They’ll also give you a really good answer for anyone who asked what you had to do tonight that was more important than the debate.
Everyone starts by doing something else—quite possibly something they hate—and learning and earning their way to something better.
Libertarian literature tends to be as dull as socialist literature.
Harvard's undergrad House Masters have abolished their name because it has been "associated with slavery" during campus protests.
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