Category Archives: Dignitary harm

Speech or Religion?

I wrote several times, I’m pretty sure, that I thought the Masterpiece Cakeshop case would be argued by Jack Phillips’ attorney, and would ultimately be won, as a case about compelled artistic expression, a violation of the First Amendment’s speech … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Dignitary harm, Legalia, Religious freedom, Sexualia, Speech & Press

Warlock Hunts (and lesser voices)

In the space of about 24 hours I encountered three contributions, not necessarily toward a “solution,” but at least toward perspective, on the sexual harassment tsunami. The most prominent and lengthiest was Claire Berlinski’s The Warlock Hunt at The American … Continue reading

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Friday, 12/8/17

Where nothing’s in common Changing the Context Why we’re not solving Weinsteinism “Ladies and Gentlemen …” A masterpiece on Masterpiece Motivated reasoning makes people stupid Unprecedented

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Masterpiece Cakes thoughts

The consensus, with a few dissenters, is that the oral arguments Tuesday portend victory for Jack Phillips, proprietor of Masterpiece Cakes. I’m going to assume that for purposes of this blog. What worries me now is how he will win. … Continue reading

Posted in Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Justice, Religious freedom, Speech & Press

Tuesday Supplement, 12/5/17

Metanarratives Sen. Grinch, R, Iowa The right to be wrong Spats and Top Hat Looking for freedom outside the box Moore’s liberal enablers Photios Markopulos, Mayan Orphan

Posted in Calvinism, Consumerism, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Globalization, Internet, Life political issues, Orthodoxy, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Speech & Press

Thursday, 11/30/17

  Tipsy the Niehburian Pretext: Veritas The Last words of Gary, now an unperson A discrimination law hypothetical Why Jack Phillips should win

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Saturday of an eventful week

This may set a record for categories and tags. I thought of splitting it, but it’s somewhat through-composed. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Bread & Circuses, Consumerism, Dignitary harm, Gaying away the Pray, Glamour, History, Internet, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Marriage (real), Patriotic Correctness, Pinch of Incense, Political correctness, Religious freedom, Sexualia, Speech & Press, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged , , , , , ,

A new take on Masterpiece Cakes

Professor Steven Smith has very skillfully laid out what the Masterpiece Cakes case in the Supreme Court is really all about. It has a helpful review of he evolution of anti-discrimination laws, about which more later. Then in his second … Continue reading

Posted in Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Marriage (real), Religious freedom, Speech & Press

Sunday, 10/8/17

Rod Dreher returns from France, bearing gifts. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Gaying away the Pray, Journalism, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Secularism, Sexualia | Tagged

Tuesday, 9/19/17

Tipsy shows some restraint, but not enough to eschew congratulating himself on it. Continue reading

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