By Philalethes 1. An old friend and colleague of mine, knowing I was a New Yorker by birth, once told me a story about the day he arrived from Istanbul to start grad school in linguistics at an American university: that evening he went straight to a jazz […]
Protectiveness and coddling are certainly part of the right way to raise children; but when a child becomes an adult, as St. Paul says, he has to put the things of childhood away. He becomes free: he has to care for himself, his family, and others.
By Philalethes The origins of the American Republic are, where are they? Lots of places. The political thought of 17th– and 18th-century Britain. In the Dutch republic. In the Italian Renaissance. In the minds of some geniuses tired of being taxed, censored, and silenced. In the fed-up […]