Jacob Frommer

A writer who enjoys beer, herring and conversation.

Orwell's 1984 Was Optimistic
a year ago
When George Orwell wrote his most famous, and last, novel, 1984, it was against a backdrop of rising fascist totalitarianism in Europe. Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, Franco, all turned their respective d...
Why Geniuses Don’t Run the World
2 years ago
"Society is aimed at the average. It does poorly when dealing with people that are smarter than the average or dumber, worse, than the average." —Eugene Volokh Do you want to punch thirteen-year-old E...