by MARK HARVEY There are a number of videos circulating on the web that show angry white people screaming at Mexicans and Mexican-Americans to “Go back to where you came from!” It takes a special brand of stupid for, say, a Texan living in a town with a name like Llano located in Llano County to … Continue reading The Great American Bigot
In his book, Death and the Afterlife, Samuel Scheffler offer two imaginative thought experiments in an attempt to understand our attitudes toward death and meaning.
Crawford at Cologne Game Lab (2011) My last post elicited this response from Chris Crawford. I post it unedited.
The USA now joins a list of countries that includes: Abkhazia, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Kiribati, Libya, Madagascar, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
© Darrell Arnold Ph.D.– (Reprinted with Permission) http://darrellarnold.com/2018/07/12/how-democracies-die/ We all know of democratic institutions that have ended by revolution or coup. Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, two professors of government at Harvard University, highlight another way that they increasingly end — through a slow erosion of institutions by those who were democratically elected to oversee … Continue reading The Death of Democracy