Category Archives: Politics

The Myth of Blood Libel (“The Adequate Persona”)

Following the shootings in Tucson there has been a call for less vitriol in political discourse, a toning down of verbal attacks on ideas and on one’s political opponents.  Civility toward one another is the operative word of the hour … Continue reading

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In the Aftermath of Tucson (“Consciousness of Failure”)

In the wake of the shootings in Tucson, New York Times journalist David Brooks has an Op-Ed today entitled “Tree of Failure.”In this thoughtful piece of writing, Brooks discusses civility in a manner which some people no doubt will have … Continue reading

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