How can this be justified?

John Hall
Mon, 1 Oct 2001 11:07:07 -0700

> well, you're a good American then Jeff. What you describe has been 
> frequently called our unique ideology. The constitution is 
> founded on this 
> principle: that we cannot offer a substantive vision of the 
> good, but can 
> create certain rules to adjudicate competing notions of the 
> good. Being 
> anti-ideology is also very much a part of American culture.
> kelley

Not really.  It was Kant, who came later, that did that.  It has since
been incorporated into Supreme Court Jurisprudence.