This op-ed piece by Linda Seebach will not reward a quick read. Take an extra 2 minutes and read carefully the comments of these four political scientists at the University of Pittsburgh - Barry Ames, David Barker, Chris Bonneau and Christopher Carmana. Then, if you're like me, you'll marvel that academics, who take publication of their ideas so seriously, are actually willing to offer such ideas up in print, for the scrutiny of intelligent people. (HT: RealClearPolitics.)
Political and social observations from two aspiring hedgehogs who love the Isaiah Berlin essay.
Saturday, July 30, 2005
"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." --ArchilochusWhat Do We Mean by "Hedgehog," Anyway?
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."
--John Adams, 'Argument in Defense of the Soldiers in the Boston Massacre Trials,' December 1770.
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