Tag: centralization of power
Common Good or Common Fear
In times of crisis a common fear can elicit behavior that appears similar to actions born of a commitment to the common good.
Why Patrick Deneen Failed
It's already an amazon dot hell best-seller in political theory.
Shared Governance and Mandatory Training: The New Incoherence
So long as gravity obtains, sawing off the branch you’re sitting on is never a good idea.
Nonsense on Stilts? Dandyism? Okay.
If I were God, I’d keep other company.
What the Smartphone is Good For (Besides Nothing)
The invaluable works of our elder writers, I had almost said the works of Shakespeare and Milton, are driven into neglect.
The End We Imagine
I recently had a chance to watch the film The Giver. Sometimes we get films early, sometimes late, sometimes at the same time as...
News from Nowhere
Providence, RI There are in these recent days at least three matters of great importance confronting my beloved land, The Assimilated Provinces of Megalomerica. They...
Ron Paul on The Future of Freedom
Here is a video of a talk Ron Paul recently delivered at a program sponsored by The Independent Institute. Paul sees signs of a...
Liberty and Circuits of the Sacred
A few days ago was the first time I heard Chinese being spoken with a heavy Indian accent. Given the tenor of our times,...
It’s the Scale, Stupid
Hidden Springs Lane. The great shutdown charade (less than 50% of workers furloughed) is over for now. However, though our leaders are patting themselves...