“Politics and the Primacy of Conscience” by William Klein

The primacy of conscience is central to all moral teaching.  The development of a conscience is critical in the building of a just society and in societal discernment of right and wrong.  From a religious perspective, a conscience is the glue that holds doctrine together.  From a personal perspective a conscience is the very fiber … Continue reading   “Politics and the Primacy of Conscience” by William Klein

“Never Forget: The Architecture of Memory” by William Klein

Jean Cocteau wrote a beautiful essay “On Memory”.  He details the illusive nature of memory; brilliantly and poetically articulating how it can guide us, protect us and serve as a cornerstone for our understanding of truth, but it can also engender falsity and unintentional delusional understanding. Cocteau quotes a famous philosopher who wrote, “We are … Continue reading “Never Forget: The Architecture of Memory” by William Klein

“Raises For Working Poor Are A Necessity” by William Klein

Jeff Bezos’ base minimum wage was raised to $15 an hour. Good for him.  It was the right thing to do. Other companies like Walmart have followed Bezo’s lead and raised wages for their employees as well to $11 an hour from the federal minimum wage. The last time wages were increased for the average … Continue reading “Raises For Working Poor Are A Necessity” by William Klein