The Overton window is the range of ideas tolerated in public discourse, also known as the window of discourse. The term is named after Joseph P. Overton, who stated that an idea's political viability depends mainly on whether it falls within this ran
What we learn from experience depends on the kind of philosophy we bring to experience. It is therefore useless to appeal to experience before we have settled, as well as we can, the philosophical question.
"Pretty soon there'll be a new kind of murderer, who will kill without any reason at all, just to prove that it doesn't matter, and his accomplishment will be worth no more and no less than Beethoven's last quartets and Boito's Requiem– c
Recorded in the late 1960's - Edward G. Griffin author of the landmark book "Creature from Jekyll Island" in what appears to be - speaking a private home - about The John Birch Society.
In my previous article, I came to the conclusion that for libertarians to be successful in realizing their ends, they must change their method, and do so significantly.
Although my main academic focus was theoretical physics, I always had a very strong interest in history as well, especially that of the Classical Era.
My boys are coming down in the fall to train with me, I am so looking forward to it.
Western civilization was founded on a set of philosophies that focus strongly on the sanctity of individuals and their power of logic and reason.
The panel discusses today's political landscape and compares it to the dystopian outlook of Orwell's '1984'.
Here is the moral decay of America's ruling elites boiled down to a single word.
America has truly become the world's dictatress -- an arrogant, ruthless, brutal dictatress that brooks no dissent from anyone in the world.
Governance is a broader concept than government and also includes the roles played by the community sector and the private sector in managing and planning countries, regions and cities.[
Ann Coulter is a tall, leggy blonde whom almost any human male would find at least moderately attractive, a right-wing political columnist with an admirably vitriolic pen who might be described as a "Sometimes-Trumper".
It seems that almost every political or religious philosophy holds to what I call the Unity Ideal. This is the idea that if we could all just be completely unified, every problem would wither away, all our needs would be met, untapped power would spr
The America in which I grew up and lived my early adult life was a nation. Over the course of my life I have watched my country turn into a Tower of Babel.
In 1944, Norman Thomas predicted that today's Democratic Party would eventually support Socialism.
Regular readers will understand that I don't want to live under any dominance hierarchy. But the truth is that monarchy, overall, was a far less oppressive system than what now passes for democracy
I've been trying to think of something constructive to say about the whole "Catholic schoolboy vs. Native-American drummer" blowup. And I'm having a really hard time.
Many of you are familiar with a couple of congressional seats that were picked up by Muslim women and the first Muslim state attorney general put into office in Minnesota. What you may not realize is just how many political offices were filled by el
There is nothing new about "mis-defining" global events, global conflicts and sociological trends.
In 1939, the same year the Germans and the Russians mutually consented to rape Poland, T.S. Eliot rather famously (or, I suppose for some, infamously) declared: "If you will not have God (and He is a jealous God), you should pay your respects to Hi
There are neither good people nor bad people, but individuals struggling between good and evil from within.
It's a sad commentary that politics consumes so much of our lives these days, but it's the natural and inevitable outcome of having granted politics such a commanding role in the first place.
A major investigation of Facebook's impact on privacy and democracy around the world.
Jordan Peterson Vs Marxist Professor Richard Wolff
Richard Wolff takes on Jordan B. Peterson
We fear that Google is developing a worldview--a uniformity and conformity in viewpoints, values, beliefs, and politics. It's gotten so bad that, unlike just about every other major corporation, Googlers talk openly about their political views--
Some observers say that there are also parallels between cults in general and religion, but I'm not about to go there. I will say, though, that there are parallels between cults and politics, in the sense that members of political parties are ofte
About ten years ago, I counted the use of the adjectives "right-wing" and "left-wing" in the media and academia and found that the former adjective was used ten times more than the latter.