Tag Archives: Republican

My Conversion

I wasn’t always a Republican. So I guess I fall into that category described by the philosopher C.D. Broad, who famously noted: Not to be a radical when one is young argues hardness of the heart; to remain so when one is old argues softness of the head. (Curiously, I have usually heard that quote […]

The mission of the RAP sheet blog

Here’s the content of the About page, as of day one of this blog (June 23, 2012): I’m a Republican, Atheist, Professor, which is where the acronym RAP sheet comes from.  (I rejected the title Conservative, Republican, Atheist, Professor after a few moments’ consideration.) The motivation for this blog is that I often feel like […]