On this Rock: a blog on the good society

On this Rock

“It is just here, I submit, that the ultimate issue is joined, on the question whether men shall be treated as inviolable persons or as things to be disposed of…”

— Walter Lippman, The Good Society

“It is my conviction that knowledge accrues by the continual process of moving back and forth from empirical observation to serious efforts at theoretical formulation.”

— Elinor Ostrom, Governing the Commons