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AS WE MARK Voltaire’s 323rd birthday — though the date of 20 February is problematic, — what significance does the great Enlightenment writer have for us now? If I had to be very very short, I’d say that Voltaire lives on as a master of the one-liner. He presents us with a paradox. Voltaire…
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EssaysKevin Alfred Strom

Voltaire didn’t say this, or anything similar. By popular demand: bringing together in one post the facts about my quote, which many falsely attribute to Voltaire by Kevin Alfred Strom ABOUT A QUARTER CENTURY ago, in 1993, I said, in my American Dissident Voices broadcast titled “All…
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American Dissident VoicesAudioKevin Alfred StromRadio

American Dissident Voices broadcast of April 5, 2014 Listen to the broadcast by Kevin Alfred Strom BRENDAN EICH (pictured) is a computer and Internet pioneer. The Web sites that host this radio program use technology that he created. He is a co-founder — and, until a few days ago, the CEO —…
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