Thomas Sowell: Of all ignorance, the ignorance of the educated is the most dangerous. Not only are educated people likely to have more influence, they are the last people to suspect that they don’t know what they are talking about when they go outside their narrow fields.

If walking is good for your health, then Barry Bonds must be the healthiest ballplayer of all time.




Russian President Vladimir Putin has been called “Stalin lite.”



One of the many problems with envy is that you have no real way of knowing that someone is more fortunate than you until you are both at the end of your lives — and then it is too late.



If the continuing carnage in Iraq accomplishes nothing else, it should silence the “national greatness” bunch who have been pushing the idea that we should be creating democracies around the world.



Bad credit affects many things, including your chances of getting a job that requires responsibility. On the other hand, if your credit is too good, you get inundated with junk mail.



People do not become either “brilliant” or “stupid” just because the media keep describing them that way. The high correlation between people’s supposed brilliance or stupidity and their agreement or disagreement with liberal ideology should warn us against taking such characterizations seriously.


The harm that divorce does to children is not limited to the children of parents who get divorced. Children whose parents never divorce nevertheless see their friends’ and classmates’ parents getting divorced and have something to worry about whenever their own parents have a disagreement.



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