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With a week filled with obvious signs of escalation from rhetoric to real threats of violence and even ideologically driven violence, it seemed necessary to address this boiling over of the public discourse.
The institution of justice is discussed due to the issues with understanding the court system in America as well as where the idea of justice comes from
This episode is a discussion on the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius and the lessons we can learn for our own mentality on life to how politicians should govern.
I think the system is broken around law enforcement. It's not just a few bad apples, but it's a system that doesn't allow people to peacefully live their lives.
Guest Blog: The Case Against Cops is a good case made against the police courtesy of A.B.B., a contributor to http://www.anarchochristian.com. I found this article and felt it would be a good one to share and add to the Conversation!
Young adults seem to want all the freedoms of adulthood while not accepting the responsibility. This idea aims to find a balance between the institutions of the individual and government that makes the societal expectations of adults clear.
Do you know what happened to the founder of the Silk Road? Ross Ulbricht was unjustly tried and sentenced on charges that were never even brought before a jury. This miscarriage of justice not only affects him, but threatens your rights as well. Learn about these threats and how to help! Read Here---->
Henry David Thoreau, a Transcendentalist and writer, retreated to the woods to live by a pond in the Northeast United States. Walden Pond, now famous thanks to Thoreau, inspired him to write this work that is a beautiful, cynical commentary on his time. His insights and observations on his time, however, are timeless. As you read his book you'll see why this is the case. Watch the video below to see what I mean!
As people continue pushing to legalize different goods and services, keep in mind there are better ways to preserve your liberty to transact as you wish. Read this to see the three tools the Founding Fathers gave us to preserve our liberty.
As you know, at the Conversation of Our Generation, we are trying to build a dialogue and discuss the ideas that affect our society, culture, politics and philosophy. As we discuss the ideas that will define our generation, it is important to look back at the foundations of thought. This book is great for understanding how the dialogue developed and how these ideas are still relevant today.
It is necessary to understand power and authority when discussing politics. Each one influences the discourse in different ways, and understanding the differences allows for a more exact discussion on the topics.
The CFPB is the latest case of executive agencies overstepping their bounds, but it is all too common. It is destructive to a republic built on checks and balances to have bureaucrats writing laws without a legislature.
With everyone pointing fingers, it's hard to find a set of standards to use in judging actions. Can saying, "What about the other guy?" be a defense against accusations or is it simply an excuse for hypocrisy?