Burying the dead is not about how you feel. It’s not about how they feel either… they’re dead. It’s about paying them respect. Opposition is a bond that unites society in a bitter rivalry; life and death, love and hate, liberal and conservative. 174 more words
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I taught Antonin Scalia‘s writings–as found in his court opinions–on three occasions in my philosophy of law class. His theory of constitutional interpretation–originalism–was incoherent. His aggressive rhetoric, directed at those who would dare petition the highest court of the land for redress, was tasteless. 487 more words
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A common defense of the State holds that man is a “social animal,” that he must live in society, and that individualists and libertarians believe in the existence of “atomistic individuals” uninfluenced by and unrelated to their fellow men.