Category Archives: Violence

In the Aftermath of Tucson III (“Lack of Earthly Reality”)

The David Brooks quote which opened the first “In the Aftermath of Tucson” post will serve again as a jumping off point for this and the next blog post: “Civility is a tree with deep roots, and without the roots, it can’t … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of Tucson II (“Moral Imaginations”)

At about the twenty minute mark of his memorial address in Tucson last month, President Obama included these impassioned words: “But what we can’t do is use this tragedy as one more occasion to turn on one another. As we … Continue reading

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The Myth of Blood Libel V (“Sacrifice of Innocence”)

This post attempts to more clearly connect the previous entries in the “Blood Libel” series to the shootings in Tucson. If readers have read these earlier entries in puzzlement, wondering what ideas such as persona, shadow and shame, individuation, or … Continue reading

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