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A La Carte (2/25)
February 25, 2013
Legalized Prostitution - “The Netherlands, that once-Calvinist land, has gone farther than just about any other country in legalizing ‘victimless crimes,’ such as prostitution, drug use, and euthanasia. Now that country is facing the unintended consequences…”
Simple Words - Clarence Thomas uses simple words in his opinions. “What I tell my law clerks is that we write these so that they are accessible to regular people. That doesn’t mean that there’s no law in it. But there are simple ways to put important things in language that’s accessible. As I say to them, the beauty, the genius is not to write a 5 cent idea in a ten dollar sentence. It’s to put a ten dollar idea in a 5 cent sentence.”
Lost Tribes of the Amazon - If you’re in the mood for a longer read, this article from Smithsonian is quite interesting.
We may easily be too big for God to use, but never too small. —D.L. Moody