All posts by John Messerly

“Impeachment as a struggle to save democracy — from the pathological cult of Donald Trump”

Paul Rosenberg  recently wrote one of the most frightening articles about the political situation in the USA that I’ve read, “Impeachment as a struggle to save democracy — from the pathological cult of Donald Trump.” Its main theme is that “History shows how democracy can give way to “pathocracy” ruled by disordered individuals.” Continue reading “Impeachment as a struggle to save democracy — from the pathological cult of Donald Trump”

Conservatives & Higher Education

Stature of Spinoza in Amersterdam.

“I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.” ~ Baruch Spinoza

© Darrell Arnold Ph.D.– (Reprinted with Permission)

In “As Basic Science is Politicized, Conservatives Become Suspicious of Higher Ed,” Dr. Darrell Arnold recently shared his experience discussing basic scientific truths in his college philosophy classes. Continue reading Conservatives & Higher Education