The Politics of Reason

As I and others have pointed out many times, the Torah makes very little of personal rights and places emphasis on responsibilities. If I focus on my obligations to others, the issue of rights becomes moot. Now George Will makes the same observation, with an extra helping of irony.

This column from Charles Krauthammer is a bit dated, but still relevant in its warning against inflating trivial issues and blurring the distinction between substance and emotion.

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