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Omnia Mors Aequat

Are all equal in death? On April 25, 2013, Al Arabiya English said the following: “Saying that death makes everyone equal is true, but not absolutely. It is true that there must be no aristocracy in death or pain, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: A New Birth Of Freedom

A New Birth Of Freedom:  Abraham Lincoln And The Coming Of The Civil War, by Harry V. Jaffa It is somewhat melancholy that this ended up being the last book by the author and that he did not live long … Continue reading

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Book Review: Equality And Liberty

Equality And Liberty:  Theory And Practice In American Politics, by Harry V. Jaffa During the process of writing his epic work on Abraham Lincoln and his importance to political philosophy, which was published late in life, Jaffa worked on a … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Think About The American Revolution

How To Think About The American Revolution:  A Bicentennial Celebration, by Harry V. Jaffa For me, at least, the beauty of Harry Jaffa’s political philosophy consisted both in an appreciate of his technique as a subtle and profound reader of … Continue reading

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In A Perfect World

Life is full of odd and striking coincidences. Upon reading the memoir of a tough-minded Portland businesswoman [1], I was captivated by the book’s advocacy for a local not-for-profit that was dedicated to advocacy for at-risk children whose lives had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gettysburg Replies

Gettysburg Replies: The World Responds To Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, edited by Carla Knorowski This book, published by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, seeks to provide something new about something that is commonly read, and even not infrequently memorized, … Continue reading

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If Everyone Is Special, Then Nobody Is

It is striking just how many movies and books are made about people who believe they have the need to hide their identities in order to keep from being condemned for who they really are. The fact that this concern … Continue reading

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If God Made You

Human beings are hard to love sometimes. “What is man, that You are mindful of him, and the son of man that You visit him? For you have made him a little lower than the angels, and You have crowned … Continue reading

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Let Me In

One of the more intriguing tasks I have as a duty achan at a school is that of gatekeeper. It is a task that I have written about before [1] [2] and one that greatly interests me. There are some … Continue reading

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Every Boy A Prince And Every Girl A Princess

This morning I was greeted on my Facebook page by a link that a close friend of mine had posted about a book written for children that gives stories of biblical princesses. It is not difficult at all for young … Continue reading

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