November 1, 2013
Facts Versus Faith
Color me skeptical but I don't see how a technocratic "third way" can be a sustainable political strategy. Instead — and perhaps I'm being too hard on the Democratic party here — all it really demonstrates is a failure of imagination. When ordinary people decide political questions they want more than merely logical policy arguments. They want to feel like they're doing the right thing. Yet when it comes to politics our language of moral choice has become chronically impoverished. Why is that, I wonder? ...Here's what I think, in about five minutes. Sapere audē.