Daily Archive: December 16, 2012

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Where Do We Go From Here?

When tragedy strikes, there is a natural human tendency to feel that Something Must Be Done.  In the wake of the shootings in Newtown, CT, suggestions for Things To Be Done are already piling...

On the Limits and Possibilities of Acknowledging Human Tragedy

It’s one of the great mistakes of contemporary political discourse that the doctrine of original sin is almost exclusively used to justify inaction. The usual argument goes as follows: humans are profoundly, tragically sinful....