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This Planet Ain’t Big Enough for All of Us

This Planet Ain’t Big Enough for All of Us

Two hundred years ago this small planet was inhabited by one billion humans. Now Earth has 7.8 billion and possibly 10 billion by 2060. Some argue tha [...]
Left Populism: A review of an organized mobbing

Left Populism: A review of an organized mobbing

I stopped watching Don Cherry’s “Coaches’ Corner” more than two decades ago. If I was watching a hockey game and his program came on, I would turn the [...]
Why Western Elites Can’t Keep Ignoring Africa’s Overpopulation Problem

Why Western Elites Can’t Keep Ignoring Africa’s Overpopulation Problem

In America today, talking about the problems of overpopulation is pretty much like placing oneself in the middle of two armies fighting. From the Left [...]
Original Artwork

Original Artwork

It is easy to see that American democracy often makes mistakes in the choice of men to whom it entrusts power, but it is not so easy to say why the st [...]
In the News… The Burden of Office

In the News… The Burden of Office

The orderly functioning of society seems to require that certain powers are ceded to some individuals, on the implicit if not explicit understanding t [...]
EDITORIAL: The Abuse of Power (2)

EDITORIAL: The Abuse of Power (2)

The common saying that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely has never struck me as quite right. Certainly we see the corrupt employme [...]
Poetry Section

Poetry Section

Sea Lions During the American Election, Jay Ruzesky / Baffled in Ashdod, Blind in Gaza, Steven Heighton / Henry VIII, Timothy Brownlow / Wellnes [...]
Power, Love and Listening: an Observation of Shakespeare’s Drama

Power, Love and Listening: an Observation of Shakespeare’s Drama

The urge to gain or hold onto power over other people is a prominent motive for the characters in Shakespeare’s plays, as it is in many – if not most [...]
Does Donald Trump Read Shakespeare?

Does Donald Trump Read Shakespeare?

Donald Trump did not invent abuse of power. Four hundred years ago, the greatest of all writers recognized that the ways power is applied in human rel [...]
The Value of Studying Philosophy

The Value of Studying Philosophy

The development office of my alma mater contacted me early last March about leaving the university some money in my will. My undergraduate adventure w [...]
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