"We are born with the dead: / See, they return, and bring us with them." ~ T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets"
I'm an author, blogger, and historian of ideas who was born—and still lives—in Jackson, Mississippi.
Ph.D.; author or coauthor of 25 nonfiction books; About.com Guide to Civil Liberties, 2006-; award-winning columnist for the Jackson Free Press.