Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Libertarians are simply unknowing Rousseaueans.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Libertarians: Life in the state of nature is rich, pleasant, gentle, and long.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

“A lot of people would like to stay on the sideline and say, ‘Just bomb the place and tell us about it later,’ ” said Representative Jack Kingston, Republican of Georgia, who supports having an authorization vote. “It’s an election year. A lot of Democrats don’t know how it would play in their party, and Republicans don’t want to change anything. We like the path we’re on now. We can denounce it if it goes bad, and praise it if it goes well and ask what took him so long.”1

Monday, May 12, 2014

Shakespeare gives the greatest width of human passion; Dante the greatest altitude and greatest depth. —T.S. Eliot1 2
Sounds a little bit like Mr. Kenneth Earl Wilber, does it not?

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Tenets of Reagan-Thatcher-Bushism:

1. Destroy welfare state, labor unions
2. Deregulation, anti-protectionism
3. Make tax structure less progressive
4. Portray government, especially federal government and government workers, as incompetent, malicious
5. Exalt nation as object of veneration
6. Exploit middle class resentment against racial minorities, homosexuals, cultural elites
7. Cultivate a plain-spoken, home-spun, rural persona
8. Mobilize, politicize religious conservatives/fundamentalists
9. Imperialistic foreign policy framed as a righteous war against the forces of evil
10. Deficit spending, arms race; use of torture
11. Use of secret operations to weaken foreign governments