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His wisdom consists in being more certain about what should be than what is.
In politics, but not in morality, we are justified in saying “present company excluded.”
What makes the difference is personal and political action.
The better test of morality is how one treats insignificant others.
It takes a little courage to dislike someone, but it takes a lot of cowardice to hate them.
Neither the vice nor the virtue makes any sense outside of contexts that assume the separation of self from other.
What conservatives realize is that protecting a right to do something relieves us of the burden of having to defend the practice as right.
A: I don’t know what’s right or wrong anymore. B: Maybe the problem is that you thought you knew in the first place.
Moral elevation has its material limits.