Category Archives: 2020 presidential campaign

Wow.

Last night I collapsed in exhaustion. Living through a week of doing nothing but watching the trial on TV knocked me out. At some point during the week I ran out of necessities. I considered begging Jamie Raskin for a … Continue reading

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Incitement to violence, our emotions and the First Amendment

I love lawyers because they engage and inform my rationality; they settle me down. Without them and the law they represent, I’d be left entirely to my idealism, i.e., my emotions. I love my emotions but need the antidote to … Continue reading

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The god problem: the Capitol under attack was a “mass-delusion event”

Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor in chief of The Atlantic, joined a Trumpist crowd last Wednesday and reported on what they were saying. I found his report pretty revelatory, especially his profound perception of what happened as a “mass-delusion event,” one … Continue reading

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