Tagged: Original Sin


Trolls and original sin and Conor’s hobby horse.

The Jim Leyland Experience

What Jim Leyland knows about baseball could save your life—or at least your sanity.

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....


Politicizing the Tragedy in Aurora

However we usually define tragedy, there’s something uniquely debilitating about those catastrophes that break into our lives for utterly arbitrary and senseless reasons. Indeed, traditional literary tragedy is often bearable because the pivotal moment...