Oct 242017

Our idea that beliefs, in themselves, can make one virtuous — what is it but grace by faith?

Oct 232017

Ideology, n.   A system of belief that leads to frumpiness.

Oct 192017

Say what you like about our form of government, it beats democracy.

Oct 182017

Philosophy is so well-trod that there is scarcely room for a new mistake.

Oct 172017

We will tolerate anything but inconvenience.

Oct 162017

Law is keeping order: justice is keeping score.

Oct 132017

We are apt to disagree with whatever does not provide an occasion to congratulate ourselves.

Oct 122017

To deify the state has a certain logic; for the state is compulsion and coercion, and these, too, are God’s usual means.