How the Judeo-Christian philosophy influenced America's Founders.
In this episode, I talk about the recent SCOTUS decision not to hear the case brought by Texas and 17 other states against the four states that decided to change their election law in contravention with the Constitution. Was this a wise decision, or one driven by fear? How fear can make a person reject … Continue reading LR Podcast #33: Fear, the Great Motivator
What they've done, by not hearing that, or the PA case is tantamount to making following the Constitution optional. I think it's going to take a while for the implications of that to sink in.
St. Thomas Moore had his Utopia, Marx and Engels had their Communist Manifesto. Though the latter is better known for the destructive nature of its implementation in this and the last century, it has a commonality with the other books mentioned: the necessity of authoritarianism. It is this need for an authoritarian form of government and a ruling class, either explicit as in the Republic or implicit as with Marx and Engels that binds most, if not all Utopian systems with each other.
The longer wait to stand up for our rights and the more rights we cede, the harder it will be to get them back.
Though Marx and Engels would say the object of socialism is as a stepping stone to communism, where there are no social distinctions, and the state would simply “wither away”, we know from real life that those who claim the mantle of philosopher kings expect the rest of us to bestow upon them rights and privileges not available to to common folk.
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Even in the toughest of time, there is plenty to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving!
We were told no indictments before the elections, well the elections are over and we're still waiting.
Or, maybe I'll talk about something completely different. Maybe I'll talk about something you suggest! Whatever it is, I'll make sure to do my best to connect the stories to conservative/libertarian principles.