Hysterisis

The penchant for hyperbole as practiced by the American left indicates something more than the defense of a belief they are elite, superior and destined to rule. Many have proposed that progressivism is a religion and the reason the left reacts so harshly to disagreement is that they believe they are defending the one true…

A Failed Grande Experiment

The terrorist attack in Manchester should mark the end of a Grande Experiment. Sadly, this quote by the mayor of Manchester indicates it won’t be: “The message that I would want to get over — and this is how the vast majority of people feel — this man was a terrorist, not a Muslim. The…

The Hysterics

In the world of philosophy, there are five generally recognized branches of philosophical thought and inquiry. These are (listed in hierarchical relationship to each other): 1) Metaphysics (the study of existence), 2) Epistemology (the study of knowledge), 3) Ethics (the study of action), 4) Politics (the study of force) and 5) Esthetics (the study of…

$25 Down, $25 a Week

There is one perception of modern times that perhaps more than any other has caused America to enter a socioeconomic death spiral. Our downfall is rooted in the insane idea that somehow, we can live our lives on some sort of a $25 down, $25 a week forever installment plan. It boils down to the…

Separate Is Not Equal – No Matter Who Does It

The Supreme Court ended the doctrine of “Separate but Equal” when it handed down the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, overturning the decision on Plessey v. Ferguson on May 18, 1896 that affirmed Louisiana state law mandating “equal but separate”. Homer Adolph Plessy bought a ticket on the East Louisiana…

A Sense of Propriety

“We blush for the impudence and rudeness of another, though he himself appears to have no sense of the impropriety of his own behaviour; because we cannot help feeling with what confusion we ourselves should be covered, had we behaved in so absurd a manner.” ~ Adam Smith, “Of the Sense of Propriety” (1759) “These…