A collection of 16 posts
A standing citizens’ assembly would reveal the people’s considered opinion as opposed to their unconsidered opinion measured by endless opinion polls.
Harassment and the advocacy of violence are serious issues, and there is nothing morally objectionable about social media companies.
Complaint sometimes reflects an honest desire to be able to ask the unaskable, speak the unspeakable, and ponder the imponderable.
Among academics, it is considered a badge of honor to be paid in copies, or not at all. After all, you can’t put a price tag on genius!
The transhumanist perspective insists that humans have a distinctly separate mind and body, and that what happens to one need not affect the other.
The fact that the complex history of liberalism is largely ignored by both its opponents and its alleged friends
Marxian critique of liberalism is powerful and penetrating. It splits liberalism into two parts—an intellectual part and a social part—and shows a conflict.
For only then can reason ensure that the moral and social bonds of universal human brotherhood are sustained.
By the end of the twentieth century, liberal democracy seemed not only triumphant but, to some, inevitable.
The bonds of nationalism, ethnicity, and religion would either wither away or perhaps allow numerous tribes to co-exist in and open and tolerant multicultural setting.
t could be the case that the world has largely proven American conservatives and libertarians correct when it comes to the power of markets.