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Thinking Like A Lawyer

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We should be grateful to New York Times columnist David Brooks  for his meditation on  Ursula Le Guin’s short story “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas.”  The story  makes us reconsider certain aspects of our society we are likely to ignore. Le Guin describes Omelas as a “idyllic, magical place,” full of “handsome buildings,” “lovely parks, and “delightful music.”   There is only one fly in the ointment.  All the citizens are aware that a […]