Category Archives: Arguing Past Each Other

About That Tyranny of Clichés

G. K. Chesterton once quipped that “people generally quarrel because they cannot argue” – something you have to think about for a bit before it begins to make any sense at all. But then they didn’t call Chesterton the Prince of … Continue reading

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The Impossibility of Argument

You’re reading a political blog. Yes, you are. You know you are. And here’s another sentence. And here’s another one. But why are you still reading? Ah, you know what to expect – you’re primed. Here’s fact. Here’s evidence. What … Continue reading

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The End of Argument

The quality of your argument is important – but only to you. As you can tell from political discourse these days, if you just step back and watch, each side has decided that they have the devastating argument for their … Continue reading

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Regarding Moral Seriousness

Of course no one wants to be accused of not having any real moral seriousness, but we love to make that accusation. Those who opposed the Iraq War accused the Bush-Cheney crowd of not having any of that – you … Continue reading

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No Argument There

For political junkies and policy wonks, and those odd ducks who are both, there’s usually that moment when they say to themselves “Well, THAT’S interesting” – and they pump out their syndicated or local column, or their devastatingly insightful blog … Continue reading

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