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A Representative Republic is a Moral Test

Every so often someone will argue for direct democracy, as though there was wisdom in crowds. I will tell them that voting on a representative is a moral test of the populace. It is also a test of willpower and … Continue reading

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A New Dark Age

One side effect of Trump’s election is the hordes of people who emulate him and his appointees, as National Review points out. Culture suffers, but then again, this is just the most garish fruit of our decay. Here are two … Continue reading

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Compartmentalization

Compartmentalization is a useful tool, mentally and spiritually, to prevent hysteresis. You don’t want to freak out over every thing that happens to you, and so you decide to not let the driver who cut you off put you in … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Dishonesty

If you read much news, you begin to notice a fundamental dishonesty among the left. For instance, the coy dropping of the adjective “illegal” when discussing the topic of illegal immigrants, or illegal immigration. The left knows that what conservatives … Continue reading

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