A Penny for the Old Guy

From First Thoughts

At Mirror of Justice, my friend Rick Garnett has  an interesting post  about Guy Fawkes Day, which, for those of you who don’t know, was yesterday. The day commemorates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, a conspiracy by British Catholics to blow up Parliament and end the . . . . Continue Reading »

Today is Election Day …

From First Thoughts

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”508”] Photo from the New York Daily News [/caption] . . . here in New York City, and reader John McGinnis points me to an interesting  New York Times  column on the election’s likely effect on some . . . . Continue Reading »

Religion without God

From First Thoughts

Religion without God  is the late Ronald Dworkin’s last work, published posthumously in September. It’s a short book; a publisher’s note explains that Dworkin planned to expand the work greatly before he fell ill. Still, the book is important. Not that it says anything . . . . Continue Reading »