“I could never lend myself to any transaction, however respectable, that would commercialize on the prestige and dignity of the office of the presidency,” – Former President Harry Truman
Linky Friday is Ordinary Time’s Friday tradition of compiling links from around the world and across the web straight to you. This week truth, lies, gray areas, and consequences, with a soundtrack to match. Read, share, and enjoy.
Knowledge, belief, credulity, close-mindedness, etc.: What to do, what to do… Perhaps nothing.
So, that Stephen Glass guy. Tried to become a lawyer. Whatever happened to him?
By special request: Burt Likko reflects on a dozen or so not-particularly-glamorous cases from early in his career.
A few thoughts on recovering one’s reputation for good moral character from very public past misdeeds. There should both a skeptical eye cast towards those who have been dishonest in the past and room for redemption from mistakes made in the past — but when does the latter overcome the former? Is it enough to have stayed out of trouble?
Scripture and Tradition both indicate that few are saved and many are damned. Should Christians assent to this doctrine?
On January 6, NPR’s This American Life aired an hour long and fairly damning segment on the working conditions of the Chinese manufacturing workers that build Apple products. To say the show got some...