The best sentences we read today

May 29, 2013

-- "Colorado's marijuana mystery man, it turns out, describes himself as a former Marine and failed race-car driver who made his wealth in home heating oil on the East Coast and wants to get in on the ground floor of a budding industry worth untold millions in his home state."

-- "A typical poor person is poor not because he is irresponsible, but because he was born in Africa."

-- "The $77 billion solar industry is facing a quality crisis just as solar panels are on the verge of widespread adoption."

-- "I think the most plausible view to take here is that opportunities are valuable as means to what matters morally for its own sake, not fundamentally morally valuable in and of themselves."

-- "China is building an entire city in the forests near the Belarusian capital Minsk to create a manufacturing springboard between the European Union and Russia."

-- "It’s good to confront the received wisdom that all gnomes are nasty."

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