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Nine Justices or Fifty States? Who Should Decide Gay Marriage?

Captain-Jeff Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:46 AM
My mother and father taught me to hate blacks. Then I grew up and could make my own value judgements. I'd suggest that those who favor Prop 8 and DOMA grow up and re-examine what individual freedom and responsibility mean.
Cambermeister Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 10:58 AM
Jeff, those folks voting for Prop 8 don't hate you. Nobody is out to get you. Learn to like yourself and you'll stop seeing hatred for you where it is not.

I would like to think that Supreme Court justices are smarter than I am.

At one level, they surely are. Their years of devotion to the practice and analysis of law involves countless pages of book-learning I will never undertake. Their brains must fairly bulge with minutiae I cannot grasp.

But there is a difference between intelligence and wisdom. There are high school dropouts who have deep wells of astuteness about how to think, act and live in an enlightened way. And there are Ph.D.’s I would not let into my house.

In one stunning moment Tuesday from the Supreme Court...