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Power to the people?!?

As in mob rule?

A British historian that went by the name of Lord Acton observed more than a hundred years ago that
“All power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely.” … 658 more words

Psychology

Friends of Freedom

`  Few seem to have considered what the word ‘freedom’ actually implies. To be fully free would require us to more than somehow survive escape from our bodies, but to also ward off the strictures imposed by time, such as past and present, the future, a heritage, a history… Space would pose no problem were it not so full of things we’d have to go around, already posing a limitation to our freedom. 521 more words

Secular

Separation of Powers

Absolute Monarchy, a form of Absolutism where the king or queen had absolute power to rule over land and people without opposition led to terrible injustice. 323 more words

Democracy Features

Lord Acton

” At all times sincere friends of freedom have been rare, and its triumphs have been due to minorities…. “

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LIBERATION & OWNERSHIP Fall 2014

 Ted Lamas and Charlie Parker, New York.

You are invited to preview the Fall 2014 SYLLABUS of my course — LIBERATION & OWNERSHIP — at the University of Pennsylvania:  6 more words

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