Jon Guze

Director of Legal Studies

Posts by Jon Guze (page 2)

  • Disturbing Thought About the Internet

    From Spotted Toad: If the internet were collectively acting as a gradually awakening alien super-intelligence manipulating humans into giving it near total control over their lives, making occasional mistakes and encountering setbacks but correcting &adjusting its course, would it look any different?…
    Jon Guze, September 18, 2019
  • Things could always be worse!

    Last week, CTV reported that, “The Federal Court has ordered Air Canada to pay a total of $21,000 to two francophones for repeated violations of their language rights including seatbelts on which the instruction to “lift” the buckle was marked only in English.” From the CTV story: Michel Thibodeau…
    Jon Guze, September 6, 2019
  • “The Politics of Procreation”

    That’s the title of an interesting piece at Quillette by Joel Kotkin. These passages especially caught my eye: For progressives, the shift to post-familialism promises almost unlimited power, particularly in urban areas. Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg has noted that the singles, particularly single women, represent the…
    Jon Guze, September 6, 2019
  • The left could learn a lot from Marianne Williamson!

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    Jon Guze, September 5, 2019
  • Rex Hospital Is Looking for Cuddlers

    CNN reports: Doctors know the healing power of touch, especially for pre-term babies or those born with addiction or other health issues. That’s why Raleigh’s UNC-Rex Birth Center NICU is seeking volunteer cuddlers. “It decreases pain, it decreases the baby’s stress and it helps promote…
    Jon Guze, September 4, 2019
  • “The origin and catalyst for momentous and foundational ideas of western liberal democracy.”

    That’s how a John Locke scholar characterizes a recently discovered manuscript by our namesake.  A recent article in the Guardian describes how the manuscript came to light: Dated to 1667-8, the manuscript titled “Reasons for tolerateing Papists equally with others”, was previously unknown to academia. It had been owned…
    Jon Guze, September 3, 2019
  • Lucky to Be Here, Continued

    Compared to places like New York and California, dating in North Carolina seems to be a bargain: H/T: Only In Boston.
    Jon Guze, August 29, 2019
  • Physician Heal Thyself

    Dr. Allen Frances is a distinguished academic psychiatrist. According to Wikipedia, when he was a young professor at Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Frances “headed the outpatient department, saw patients, taught, established a brief therapy program, and developed research specialty clinics for schizophrenia, depression, anxiety disorders, and AIDS.” Subsequently, as…
    Jon Guze, August 26, 2019