Tag Archives: Andrew Bolt

Freedom of Speech is not Freedom to Abuse

Tacitus wrote that “it is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.” Law is typically written reactively. A law that addresses nothing is itself vacuous, for it has no purpose. Conversely, law itself is a crystalline and stubborn creation. Laws are often […]

Socrates explains racism

Socrates is enjoying some mid-week beers with a few friends. As a keen follower of the footy with an interest in ethics, Socrates has some thoughts on the exchange between indigenous footballer Adam Goodes and a thirteen year-old football fan. Although a number of weeks have passed, some people present feel they have not yet […]