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Why liberty and law do not mix under any circumstance. The reason behind why fascism succeeds when all else fails. Oscar to the rescue not.

“Disobedience, in the eyes of any one who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.”

― Oscar Wilde.

Laws Of Value

Season Two. Episode Fourteen: Crime. Part One.

Episode Fourteen: Crime. Part One.

Maximilien was woken suddenly by the lights flickering on, painfully bright. He tried to turn his head towards the wall but the white tile simply reflected the light and he groaned. 1.396 altre parole

A Fiction Agreed Upon

Social Contract Says Touch Your Toes

Note: This concluding post is Part IV in an ongoing series concerning affection and sexuality in public. Part I is [ 1.580 altre parole


On Property

We take property for granted. John Locke espoused life, liberty, and property. Rousseau observed that “The first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said “This is mine”, and found people naïve enough to believe him, that man was the true founder of civil society. 365 altre parole


On Selling Ourselves for Credit

I have been reading ‘the Social Contract’ by Rousseau. On the cover is the famous line ‘Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains’. 328 altre parole


Jordan Peterson's Refutation of Rousseau's Noble Savage

Jordan Peterson was recently interviewed by a British news woman on Britain’s channel four.  The interview was quite good and the personification of what I admire about Jordan Peterson.  661 altre parole

Does Robinson Crusoe Actually Suck?

Daniel Defoe’s 1710 novel is a staple of classic book lists and English Lit reading lists all over the planet. According to my Wordworth Classics copy, there’s been over 700 editions of the damn book, and it’s been praised by figures such as Samuel Taylor Coleridge (best known for  1.311 altre parole