In order for you understand the modern political landscape, it is important to read Machiavelli's The Prince. It includes detailed and wise accounts of how rulers gain, retain and lose power. The version that I recommend in this video also includes a couple other works by Machiavelli. In these other works, he describes the forms... Continue Reading →
146. Observing Politics Without Going Crazy
The important thing in observing politics is to maintain objectivity and ability to discuss politics in a disassociated manner. This allows one to evaluate the actions of politicians based on the outcomes rather than one's opinion of them. Recognizing good politicking is not supporting someone, just acknowledging skill.
134. How to Defend America
How do we defend the American republic? Our first President had some great advice in his farewell address. Hear what Washington prescribed and how it's still relevant.
Book Review: The Prince
To you understand the modern political landscape, it is important to read Machiavelli's The Prince. It includes detailed and wise accounts of how rulers gain, retain and lose power
Machiavellian: A Satanic Description Or The Ultimate Compliment?
Machiavelli has become somewhat of a shadowy figure in history. He is an enigma in modern minds. However, Niccolo Machiavelli was a rather normal man devoid of evil intentions. But why has his name become synonymous with evil, shadowy plots? By understanding his life and his works, it becomes obvious what his intentions were. He... Continue Reading →