“Egalitarianism” is a word with many different meanings.  There certainly is a sense in which every ideology or system of belief within which equality plays a dominant role can be said to be egalitarian. Classical and modern varieties of liberalism, Christianity, socialism, and communism can all, in this respect, be said to be expressions of…

Anyone who has read this column knows that during the most recent Republican primary season, I wrote voluminously in support of Texas Congressman Ron Paul.  It isn’t that I thought that Paul was anything at all like the ideal candidate. However, among the race’s contestants, it was a no-brainer to me that Paul came far…

While on Michel Martin’s NPR show, “Tell Me More,” Hollywood titan Morgan Freeman informed his host that, contrary to the prevailing wisdom, Barack Hussein Obama is not America’s first black president. He is the country’s “first mixed-race president.”  The first black president, Freeman continued, has not as yet “arisen.” So, one wonders, from whence stems…

On Friday July 5, for about 90 minutes, I debated with “the Son of Man”—the leader of the New Nation of Islam—on his Detroit radio and television broadcasts.  The issue was the Affordable Health Care Act, i.e. ObamaCare. Never before having heard of “the Son of Man,” and knowing only that he considers himself the…

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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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