Fear is perhaps the most powerful of all incentives which come to bear upon individuals and society alike. Although the locus of our fears shifts from century to century, fear itself remains a constant in the lives of human beings across millennia. In the 21st century, we have come to understand quantitatively what philosophers of… Read More Fear in Politics: Fear in the Information Environment
An article that explores the origin of the politics of fear in America by examining colonial politics before the American Revolution and how this impacts American politics today.… Read More The Politics of Fear in Colonial America: Three Fear Empowered Routes to Revolution
Thursday, June 8th, former FBI Director James Comey testified in front of a politically diverse panel of congressmen as to the nature of conversations which took place between himself and President Trump. The conversations pertained to the ongoing investigation of former Director of National Security, Michael Flynn, and his undisclosed connections with foreign entities. The… Read More Impeachment: Comey’s Case
What would happen if Trump were to be impeached? This question depends considerably on the timing and specific circumstances of the impeachment. First of all, Mike Pence would become the President-unless he was implicated in the Russia scandal as the head of Trump’s transition team. The most likely political consequence is Democratic domination of the… Read More The Consequences of Impeaching Trump
For people that are concerned about the environment, it can be overwhelming to think of the problems that we humans face. Meat consumption is creating deadly methane gas which contributes to global warming, the plastic we throw away is dumped into the ocean creating ocean landfills, and the convenience of Keurig is trashing our planet… Read More Can We Change Our Environmentally Damaging Habits?
With a slew of scandals hitting the White House, with a scent of obstruction of justice, the “I” word has started to float around news outlets and social media. Democratic Representative Al Green of Texas has already begun to draft the articles of impeachment. Labeling this an act of partisan politics would be more than an… Read More The Case For Trump’s Impeachment