Monthly Archives: July 2012

An illuminating example from The Good Wife

The character Kaitlin is in the show’s usual whirlpool of Machiavellian intrigue and maneuvering, and the audience, through the eyes of just about every other character, sees Kaitlin as an ambitious, scheming, ruthless ladder-climber. It turns out she is merely … Continue reading

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White martyrdom: bearing with others

We are all recipients of an infinite mercy we didn’t deserve and can’t pay back. We can only pay it forward by extending a fraction of the mercy we have received to a fellow undeserving human being. Constantly. And thus … Continue reading

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