Category Archives: Judging
Wizard of Oz, Hegel, Eco, and Sherlock Holmes
Sometimes the greatest dialectical problem is that heroes and villains are not pure characters anymore than Kansas is a utopia. The scariest thing about the past is that it may not have been a result as Hegelian as a storyline, and so neither will be the future. It turns out, if one follows the story, […]
Shakespeare and the Law
Of course Shakespeare did write, “kill all the lawyers,” maybe, more or less. All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.
Atticus, the Pope, and the Rabbi
Harper Lee’s character Atticus said something to the effect you can never know another human being until you walk through life in their skin a bit. Pope Francis said who am I to Judge? Jesus said remove the beam in your own eye first, before considering the mote in thy brother’s eye. Isn’t judgment specific […]