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26th May 1932. Love thy Neighbour.

‘Neighbour’ from Anglo-Saxon: Neah Gebur or Negh Boor: ‘A nearby rustic or peasant’.

A judgement and declaration by Law-Lord Atkin Today in 1932, elaborated the rule that ‘loving your neighbour’ becomes in law, ‘you must not injure your neighbour’.(1) 356 more words


Acton on Ignorance

There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities.

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"Learn as much by writing as by reading." ~Lord Acton

This rings true. The more I blog, the more I learn about our dear Lord Jesus.

Learn as much by writing as by reading.

~ Lord Acton


Don't Complain! It's Your Fault That Politicians are Despicable

Politics has gotten ugly.  The media coverage of politics has gotten ugly.  Rhetoric is crude and divisive.  Whether you are on the right or left or in the middle, when considering most of the candidates and party leaders, you probably have thought “are these the best we can come up with?”  It feels like we have irreversibly crossed a line and are on a downhill slide into ugliness over decorum, baseless smears over facts, and perceptions over reality. 564 more words


"The Good Wife" series finale

SPOILER ALERT. Preparing the audience for the finishing of a seven-season show, widely touted as “the best written show on television,” series creators Robert and Michelle King, explained to the viewers that the series was “about” the search for “power” by its star “Alicia Florrick” (played by Julianna Margulies), and, that power corrupts! 354 more words


State v. Conscience

Freedom of conscience, state authority, and the case of the citizenship oath

As I had already mentioned, last week I spoke at a discussion on freedom of conscience that the Runnymede Society organized at McGill on Tuesday. 1,816 more words

Constitutional Law