The idealist is often perceived as something akin to a knight of Arthurian legend: a man of exceptional virtue, who sidesteps the pitfalls of temptation…View More Idealism Has a Place in a Pragmatic World
Political loyalty is a poison to sober, reasoned discourse. When a primacy is placed upon loyalty as a value, substantive and complex ideologies cease to…View More On Political Etiquette
A recent op-ed in the Los Angeles Times claimed that the greatest works of literature are sexist, even those written by women; this determination was…View More Ideas, Not Gender, Are What Should Inspire Readers
What is the proper end of government? It is a deceptively simple question. For most Americans, the answer probably resonates with the broad goals outlined…View More What is the goal of government?
All action stems from either thought or motion- or a lack thereof. Similarly, discretion properly practiced rests on the catalyst of thought or emotion, but…View More The dialectic of the soul