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Leveling with Stupid

The Jerry Springerfication of our national politics tells as much about our depraved collective appetites as it does about the contestants. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes spoke of the “hydrostatic law of controversy”. As water seeks its own level, “controversy equalizes fools and wise men, and the fools all know it.”
The higher level lies this way — “whatsoever things are excellent, set your mind on these things…”

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