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Punishment By Revenge Porn

March 29, 2018

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Punishment By Revenge Porn

Since about a half century after the fall of Rome, since the year 529 when the Byzantine Emperor Justinian issued a series of decrees collectively known as Corpus Iuris Civilis (roughly translated as the Big Book of Civil Laws) human beings in the civilized world have been considered to be innocent until they are proven […]

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On Checking Reality

March 29, 2018

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On Checking Reality

In 1949 the gossip columnist Walter Winchell asked the sportswriter Red Smith if he found it hard to write a story every day. “Why no,” Smith replied, according to Winchell. “You simply sit down at the typewriter, open your veins, and bleed.” To the numerous readers who responded to the story “Reality Check” published last […]

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