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Freedom of the Press-Control

jrpublic Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 11:29 AM
How about if a law is passed that the Whitehouse press corp be appointed in even numbers by both parties and indepentants? A law stating the President is required to give equal time and answer the hard questions. No more pick and choose in order to avoid responsiblity of explaination to the people.

While teaching on Aristotle in my ethics class last week, I noted that he was a “teleologist.” A teleologist is simply one who thinks that everything in the world has an essential purpose that makes it the kind of thing that it is. This is what most people held up until the advent of modern science.

An astute student then attempted to tie Aristotle’s analysis into the current debate over the Second Amendment. He observed that those who favor ever more oppressive restrictions on the Second Amendment—the proponents of “gun control”—sound very much like teleologists when it comes to guns. Guns...