“This has been possible because the English gentry, from the seventeenth century on and in ever-increasing numbers, had assimilated the higher ranks of the bourgeoisie, so that sometimes even the common man could attain the position of a lord. By this process much of the ordinary caste arrogance of nobility was taken away and a … Continue reading Notes on: “The Origins of Totalitarianism” – Three
Recently I have found the need to create a more focused approach to delivering content to readers. As such I've decided that I need to create a publishing schedule of sorts to keep me on track. To thAt end I am going to attempt to keep the following dates for content: Major Topic: Published the … Continue reading On Scheduling & Twitter
What is the role of a non-individual body in society? Rather, what should be the end of a non-individual body in society? In working on my next major sub-topic it occurred me that I must codify and answer the above question. So here is that answer: The role of any non-individual, that is any body … Continue reading The Role of non-Individual Bodies in Society
How often should one communicate with ones elected representatives? Moreover, how often, if ever, does the body politic communicate with its elected representatives? In a representative government, like that which is the U.S.A., those elected representatives that do the legislative work that keeps a nation running do so by the will of the people. This … Continue reading On Communication with Elected Representatives
As anyone who reads my philosophical posts can tell I try not to address, too overtly anyway, any current event. I stated early on that I believe that it is far more important to discuss wider topics that may, by happenstance, be related to current events. To that end, it has been difficult in recent … Continue reading The Distraction of the Great Now
I'd like to say that I am abound with people asking me why I write. Sadly, or maybe not so sadly, I've never been asked why. Nonetheless, I think it's important to ask ones self that from time to time. If for no other reason as to be self reflected about ones actions. So why … Continue reading Why I Write
Is a law moral? Rather, does a law have a moral value? It has become vexing to me in my work in “Denial of Moral Responsibly”, and in conversations of late, that there is a notion that a right is given by law. This is, of course, completely incorrect. If a law gave rights then … Continue reading Is a Law Moral?
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