hoodwink.d enhanced

Tue Jul 7

ca•su•ist•ry
[kazh-oo-uh-stree]noun
1. Specious or excessively subtle reasoning intended to rationalize or mislead.
2. The determination of right and wrong in questions of conduct or conscience by analyzing cases that illustrate general ethical rules.
Yevgeny_onegin_by_repin

Onegin and Lensky’s Duel

To have doubted one’s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.