by Charles Hugh Smith
Of Two Minds
“If liberty means anything at all it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
For those expecting a rousing 4th of July essay–sorry to disappoint you. I am a sucker for goofy web fads–for example, the paper waist test that made the rounds in China earlier this year.
The test is simple: does an A4 piece of paper (8.27 × 11.69 inches) held vertically cover your waist? The test is females-only, as only those women with slight builds can possibly pass the test, for example: