The Humble Origins of Love

By |2017-07-28T22:57:49-05:00February 14th, 2015|Categories: Love|Tags: |

We live in an age of confusion. It might even be said that we major not only in intellectual confusions, but also in affective confusions. Many do not know how to gauge their emotions; they cannot distinguish between valid and invalid feelings. They do not know for certain whether they are truly in love or [...]

An Ode To Sophie, The World’s Greatest Tabster

By |2014-08-08T18:47:13-05:00August 8th, 2014|Categories: Lee Cheek, Love|Tags: |

As a traditionalist, a defender of the tried and true against the new and untried, a devotee of personal restraint when faced with overriding challenges, and a defender of the inherited tradition, the present writer has been a critic of change, especially dramatic upheavals, for all of his life. However, twelve years ago he was [...]

Truth and the Demands of Loyalty: Nothing But the Truth

By |2015-04-28T01:30:52-05:00July 28th, 2011|Categories: Film, First Amendment, Glenn Davis|Tags: , |

“I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.” As Thomas Fleming points out in his book, The Morality of Everyday Life (2004), when E. M. Forster made this statement, he was defending [...]

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