Friday, February 16, 2007

Quote of the day - Joe Sobran

We live in the Age of Nonjudgmentalism, eloquently attested in Clinton's approval ratings. I expect to see an ominous bumper sticker any day now: "I'm nonjudgmental and I vote!"
Can it be an accident that back when people were more judgmental, they didn't shoot each other quite so often? It may seem paradoxical, but it's quite natural. Simple, even. When you have commonly accepted moral standards, you don't usually need to resort to force. But when moral rebuke no longer exerts its restraining influence, there is a human temptation to blow the offending party away, as it were.

Joe Sobran

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