Ignorant of Ignorance

When bigots or racists or homophobes act according to their bigoted, racist, or homophobic thoughts, inevitably someone comes along and says, "They're just ignorant." Wherefore, naturally, I wonder: Ignorant of what? Do not get me wrong, there are bigots, racists, and homophobes out there. Many of them are probably ignorant of a whole variety of [...]

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The Lawyer’s Purpose and Democracy: America’s Failing System

  Lawyers are almost always looked at with suspicion. We note certain defense attorneys arguing in favor of a man who is obviously guilty, and we, in turn, look at the attorneys as being obviously guilty as well. Their crimes? Defending guilty men. But, this view is ignorant of the lawyer's purpose. Most people don't realize it, [...]