Category Archives: state

Political assassinations, kids with guns, and more guns [VICE]

Here is the first episode of VICE’s new HBO series. I really like their ‘get in there’ form of journalism. I’m sure the rest of the series will be excellent. Enjoy, – J Advertisements

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The war of all against all [pithy youtube vid]

I’m presently reading Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan. This text covers man in the state of the nature and the subsequent acquiescence to the larger group, the common wealth. By doing so we escape the state of nature, but by giving our … Continue reading

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Machiavelli The Prince [5 part documentary]

Just a documentary drop. I have read Machiavelli’s The Prince, but tomorrow I will begin University study of it. I’m certain that I will be able to draw good stuff from my time reading to share here. And the audio … Continue reading

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Follow the rules unless you’re making the rules ( playing Thrasymachus for a moment)

In keeping with my interest in writing something every day, I was going to post some fiction. However, perhaps I should bore you with that another time. I want to share a thought. A thought and a link to something… … Continue reading

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Obama, Romney, and the Costa Concordia [(s)election thoughts]

During the election cycle, we are constantly bombarded with reasons why Americans should either vote Republican or Democrat. And, as fans of Ron Paul or Gary Johnson can attest to, either party will work to push out undesirables, and together … Continue reading

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