Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron'scruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
HitchBOT, a robotic travel companion created by researchers as a social experiment, was destroyed by unknown vandals in Philadelphia this week on its hitchhiking tour of the U.S., saddening the robot’s many admirers who followed its earlier trips through Europe and Canada. What do you think?
The first TV ads of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign will run on Tuesday in Iowa and New Hampshire and will focus primarily on Hillary’s mother, Dorothy Rodham, with Clinton explaining that her mother inspired her to advocate for families. What do you think?