Fairness, justice, and John Rawls are regular topics of conversation on this blog. The application of Fairness is a bit of a preoccupation for me, whether it’s through taxation, healthcare, or voting rights. But I want to digress, for a… Read More ›
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Robert Pirsig died yesterday, at 88. “We live in topsy-turvy times,” Pirsig wrote in Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. He was right then, and he’s right now. You could write a whole book–you could spend a whole career–digging into Zen,… Read More ›
I love Superman. I think Superman is America’s second-greatest contribution to human culture, right after Bugs Bunny (who is a 20th-century Trickster god, and also funnier than Superman). He is a perfect reflection of the American ideal–a man (an immigrant,… Read More ›