Fear of the Sea

I start to see Now within these darker days Our failing that has come to be To blame the sea Would hark to old foolishness As our people learn how to flee To find what's free Hopelessness in senseless fear Now freedom a dream to be Will I wait beside thee Stand in terrors that … Continue reading Fear of the Sea

Beyond the Veil of Stars

Hear me Now Hear my words For I know not What lies beyond the veil What awaits me Past the curtain of Stars But I do know this A man awaits me Upon a tall Mountain O'er a broad glen With Sword in hand! Doom in is Eyes! And patience of soul He awaits Some … Continue reading Beyond the Veil of Stars

Poetry

Today I'd like to talk about poetry. Now I'm not going to present an argument for the elements of poetry and it's social role. No, rather I'm only going to just lay out the kind of poetry that I'm going to be posting.  I am not great scribe of poetic form. I simple write when … Continue reading Poetry

On a Grounding of Social Roles and Responsibilities

Todays post was intended to be on the topic of the denial of moral responsibility. Yet, a theme as stricken me from recent readings and review of by previous two posts. That is the role and responsibilities in a society. To this I will now give thought and slow diligence. To begin, in "The Moral … Continue reading On a Grounding of Social Roles and Responsibilities

Tacit Consent

In my last post, "The Moral Vote", I discussed briefly voting along moral lines. This post is, in a sense, a continuation of the same idea, albeit from a different point of view. The topic of tacit consent is not a new one. Among others, Locke claims that one who continues to reside in a … Continue reading Tacit Consent

The Moral Vote

Is it justifiable to vote on strictly moral grounds? Rather, is one justified in voting for someone in spite of immoral acts and beliefs because of that persons nonmoral policies? The labor to craft the right question alone has taken slow deliberance. As such it is clear that to answer it will be no small … Continue reading The Moral Vote

Philosophical Assumptions & Comment

In preparing my next post, 'The Moral Vote', it occurred to me that at the root of my conversations I will draw upon language that may not be universal. The philosophical language of ethics, political theory, epistemology, etc., may not be widely understood by all readers. Wherefore, with a desire to remain as concise as … Continue reading Philosophical Assumptions & Comment