Friday, June 24, 2005

From Verbum Ipsum
Consistent ethic of death
Why Gonzales on the US Supreme Court wouldn’t be good

Was C.S. Lewis libertarian?
Meilaender argues that Lewis had an "Augustinian" view of politics in that he distinguished sharply between virtue and justice. The task of the state is to maintain justice, but it's too blunt an instrument to inculcate virtue.
Amen.

It makes you wonder where, if anywhere, Lewis would feel at home on our political spectrum.

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