Does Darwin Love Me?

By |2015-04-13T09:32:06-05:00April 7th, 2015|Tags: |

One of the great blessings in my life is the absence of television in our home. Actually, in the interests of full disclosure, I must confess that we do have a dinosaur of a TV, the old sort that is almost too heavy to move, but we use it only for watching DVDs and [...]

Toleration and Reciprocity

By |2016-02-12T15:28:35-05:00November 12th, 2012|Tags: , |

Thomas Aquinas, practical fellow that he was, understood that not all bad things can feasibly be proscribed by human law. It isn’t because people disagree about what is bad, but rather that a well-governed polity should require few laws, easily promulgated and understood, broadly promoting the common good, wherein the lawgiver can attend to [...]