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Judging Favorably

Today, I learned about the Judaic concept of “dan l’kaf zichud,” or, about the obligation to judge others favorably. In a nutshell, it is about giving someone the benefit of the doubt, not assuming a value judgment immediately about anything and everything. Given all the crap that goes on in […]

The Poet Laureate of Jackson County

Last night as I was trolling through the 1895 microfilm of The Chipley Banner, I discovered that Emmett’s brother, the Hon. Cephas L. Wilson, Esq., had not only a legal license, but a poetic license. Truth. Here’s more info about the poem from the same issue: I wonder why Ceph’s […]