Month: May 2015


  One balmy spring weekend, the National Rifle Association (NRA) held in Nashville a convention to which (television told me) 70,000 people came. My son and I were visiting our nation’s capital and went to get a gelato at a… Read More ›

There is No Solution

{click for pdf}   If we imagine human beings as we do ants, if we imagine that it is the strength of the community that matters, the individual is an insignificant, replaceable foot soldier—we can easily see the value of… Read More ›

On Lying

I know a young person who, like a lot of people, has learned from experience with his parents and at school that lying, frequently, routinely, works for him. It helps him to lead the kind of life he would like… Read More ›