The best of all guides to thinking about anything is Oliver Cromwell's adjuration to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, "I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible that you may be mistaken." Life and the affairs of the living are so tangled, the world not only stranger than we imagine but stranger than we can imagine, that all questions are conundrums, no answers "correct." Is it certain that parallel lines never meet? No. Does water freeze at thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit? Only probably. Shall I marry? Who can say.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Thought for the Day
Whatever your view of the candidates or the election, whatever you might imagine/hope/fear, it's probably a good time to recall the words of Irving Younger (quoting Oliver Cromwell) in the very first issue of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics:
Posted by Jeff Gamso at 1:17 PM