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Precedent Should Not Be Worshiped By Politicians

Rule of law is only meaningful if guided by principle. Determining the truth of this requires reflection that simply glorifying legal precedent makes impossible. The Western world has largely left the age of dynasty behind. No more is government a vehicle for personal laud and fortune; virtue, in its function as a barometer of efficacious…

On belief in one’s righteousness

Surety of opinion is often derided as arrogance, mischaracterized as close-minded certainty. But confidence in the righteousness of one’s beliefs is not a trait which should be discouraged as insipid vanity nor a condition which ought to discredit an individual from being taken seriously as a voice of reason. Surety of opinion is a necessary…

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