Although I have defended him on numerous occasions, it may surprise some readers of this column to discover that not unlike his legions of detractors within the Republican Party, I too have some problems with Ron Paul.  But for at least two reasons, the impulse to come to his defense I have found difficult to…

Among the shows I used to watch as a child was Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.  In every episode, Fred Rogers would whisk his viewers away to “the land of make believe.”  It has been quite some time since any reader of this column has been a child.  However, insofar as we involve ourselves in any capacity…

Last October, at the time that two low lives from Connecticut went to trial for their horrific crimes against the Petit family, I wrote this essay in which I argued for capital punishment.   Three years ago, two career criminals, Steven Hayes and Joshua Komiserjevsky, broke into the Connecticut home of Dr. William Petit where, over a span of hours,…

A while ago I wrote an article that generated quite a discussion. With this I was well pleased.  Yet, I must confess, my pleasantness over the response with which this issue was met was qualified by a frustration mixed with regret over the fact that ours is a time when this would be considered an…

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Jack Kerwick

I have a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, a master's degree in philosophy from Baylor University, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religious studies from Wingate University. I teach philosophy at several colleges in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.

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