Volume 5, Issue 4, Fall 1995
On Making Lawyers a Bit More Socially Responsible
Entertainment Violence: Rights, Regulation, and the Radical Right
Not Too Calvinist
Crime and Punishment: Where Does Repentance Fit?
Jeffrie G. Murphy
In today's world, talk of repentance is considered quaint and
old-fashioned or, at best, "religious". Actually, repentance
could serve a useful role, both in our secular penal system
and in society at large.
Residential Community Associations: Community or Disunity?
Daniel A. Bell
Are private communities, which are rapidly gaining popularity,
healthy examples of voluntary association, or seedbeds of
balkanization and NIMBY-ism?
Public Deliberation: What Talk Radio Can't Do
Politics-from elections to talk radio-treats citizens as consumers
who must be properly led and properly catered to. Perhaps this
narrow view of politics reveals one of our deepest problems.
When "Taxpayers" Become "Citizens": One Mayor's Story
A politician's shining moment: A ribbon cutting? No. A new sports
franchise? No. A mutiny? Well, at least that's in the ballpark.
Children, Parental Guidance, and Emotional Intelligence
Scientists are beginning to discover the importance of "emotional
intelligence." It is critical for psychological health, for good
personal relationships, and for the skills that make for a good