Dagger in hand

A man of prodigious fortune, coming to add his opinion to some light discussion that was going on casually at his table, began precisely thus: "It can only be a liar or an ignoramus who will say otherwise than," and so on. Pursue that philosophical point, dagger in hand.

--Michel de Montaigne, Of the art of discussion.

Stab back: cmnewman99-at-yahoo.com


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Wednesday, March 03, 2004
More grist for the mill
Here comes Eugene with a post distinguishing same-sex from interracial marriage, and explaning why, while he supports same-sex marriage as a political matter, he doesn't think the Equal Protection Clause requires it to be made available.

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