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Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

3 January 2018

Letters Editor

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

New York, NY

 

Dear Letters Editor:

Re Steve Salerno on loss of Civility [3 January], Michel de Montaigne comments in ESSAIS regarding legal systems in history—in an epoch of religious wars—that vast structures often stand upon false or unreasoned premises.

So it is in our […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Monday, September 11, 2017

Letters to the Editor

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

New York

Dear Letters Editor:

Re “Instagram Poets Sell Well,” [11 September], I was reminded of the comical complaint by Jimmy Durante once a week on Sunday radio in the 1940s, who growled, Evrabuddy wannsa geddinduh act! Sorry to remind us that hashtaggery […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Letters to the Editor

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

New York

Dear Letters Editor:

Nikki Haley arrives as our ambassador to the UN, which means she is also an ambassador to 192 nations, of which perhaps a dozen are great powers. One wishes her success for our nation’s sake. It might also […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Monday, August 14, 2017

Editor, Letters

FINANCIAL TIMES

Dear Letters Editor:

Arthur Goodman tells us [Letters, 14 June] that “…Netanyahu backed down only when he realized the scanners and camera he had installed could provoke an…intifada.” I don’t myself know what if anything Israel’s Prime Minister “realized”; but it is also possible that the folks […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

August 16, 2017

 

Letters Editor

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

New York City

 

Dear Letters Editor:

Re Bjorn Lomborg’s detailed critique of Al Gore’s latest posing of climate change, an agit-prop sequel to his movie, “An Inconvenient Truth.” [28 July] One thing might be said in favor of Gore—his consistency, usually regarded a valuable […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Thursday, August 3, 2017

 

Letters to the Editor

FINANCIAL TIMES

London

Sir:

Re Helen Lewis’ “Online vitriol and death threats—a way of life for MPs” [18 July]. Anxiety in those in a position of power has a long history. Shakespeare puts it succinctly in Macbeth when two witnesses to the room where their assassinated […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Thursday, August 3, 2017

 

Letters to the Editor

LOS ANGELES TIMES

 

Dear Letters Editor:

Re James Kirchick’s “Britain’s election demonstrates perils of too much democracy” [June 11]: Can there be too much democracy? Keeping in mind William Blake’s aphorism in Proverbs of Hell: Enough! or Too much! you never know what is enough […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Friday, July 28, 2017

Letters to the Editor

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

New York

Dear Letters Editor:

Perusing the 13 June accounts of the Sessions grilling has struck me as Comedy, if not comical. How so? Socrates’ best suggestion as to the nature of Comedy was that it is mixed with the Tragic. In 1870, […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Monday, June 5, 2017 Letters to the Editor FINANCIAL TIMES London Sir: Keeping in mind William Blake’s “proverbs”: You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough! and Enough! or Too much! may it be permitted to ask what PM May had, has, or will have in mind when she […]

Letters to the World “Series” by Jascha Kessler

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Letters to the Editor

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

New York

Dear Letters Editor:

Perusing the 13 June accounts of the Sessions grilling has struck me as Comedy, if not comical. How so? Socrates’ best suggestion as to the nature of Comedy was that it is […]