Daily Archives: October 30, 2012

Paul Krugman’s The Conscience of a Liberal 5: How the G.O.P. Became the Daddy Party

It’s a common cliche that Republicans are the Daddy-party whereas Democrats are the Mommy-party.  That means that Republicans are believed to be tough towards America’s foreign enemies and good at keeping the United States safe, whereas the Democrats are regarded … Continue reading

Posted in History, Political Philosophy, Politics, Ronald Reagan

Grace and the Written Code

I finished Erwin Goodenough’s By Light, Light: The Mystic Gospel of Hellenistic Judaism.  In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point what Goodenough says about Philo’s thought on page 398: “True, obedience to the unwritten law in even this sense … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion