Tag Archives: Law

Chumps ’R Us

Our city government had imposed an 8pm curfew to discourage rioting and looting. But I’d had a busy day and I didn’t start my evening jog until 7:30pm. So when the appointed time arrived, I ended my jog early, went … Continue reading

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What You Don’t Know

“Every person you meet knows something that you don’t know.” That was one of my grandfather’s favorite adages. He died when I was quite young, so I don’t remember him well. I remember his appearance, his book-lined study, his beloved … Continue reading

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Legitimacy Matters

Any society needs rules; an authority to resolve disputes; and the population’s broad willingness to respect the authority. Continue reading

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