British philosopher Thomas Hobbes wrote that the life of man is nasty, brutish, and short. Does that sound awfully crabby and pessimistic?
Not to me. Not today. Today’s newspaper's online edition reported that a state senator had accidentally killed his own grandchild. He was backing his car out of the driveway, and the little girl must have slipped out of the house and run behind the car.
How can a story like that not crush your heart? Those of us... Read More