FDL Book Salon Welcomes Evan J. Mandery, A Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America

By: Sunday November 3, 2013 2:58 pm

This book provides unparalleled insights into the workings of the Supreme Court and the often wildly unpredictable and clandestine underpinnings of rules of law that eventually emerge in far tidier terms in the justices’ written opinions. It is rich with revelations, intrigue, and scholarly perspective about the law and politics of capital punishment. A Wild Justice pays many handsome dividends in the reading.

 

FDL Book Salon Welcomes John Horgan, The End Of War

By: Saturday March 24, 2012 1:59 pm

Is war determined by our genetic makeup? Is war an innate part of humans and subsequently of the human condition? Well respected science writer John Horgan says no, and in turning the matter into one of science rather than morality demonstrates that war is more often avoided than engaged in.

Personal Financial Morality

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 10:30 am

Living in your house without paying the mortgage while waiting for foreclosure raises a number of issues. One of them makes a lot of sense.

FDL Movie Night: The Nature of Existence

By: Monday May 31, 2010 5:00 pm

Why are we here on earth? What the meaning of existence? What is man’s purpose? What started the Universe? Where was God during the Holocaust? What is Truth? Should people have sex before marriage? What is the best way to find happiness? Where is the afterlife? Where are the voices in my head coming from? [...]

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