October 13, 1924
Directed by Buster Keaton and Donald Crisp
Having proved himself in the mountains, against the waterfall, as well as in the relations of society, and even within his own psyche, … 470 more words
In hindsight, it is easy to praise the great strides made by the various revolutionary governments that passed radical legislation during the years 1789-1794. If we lived through events, however, we might see things differently. 116 more words
1. “Democracy means drift.” Rather than acting as a coherent whole, democratic man is given permission to do what he pleases. Similarly, for Plato, democracy is a “charming form of government,” filled with variety and disorder, and “dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.” There is a worship of mediocracy–an Aristotelian doctrine of the mean. 611 more words
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It was the scandal of the decade in U.S. higher education. In 1998, Princeton University Press published The Shape of the River, billing the book as a powerful vindication of race-based affirmative action in college admissions. 2,504 more words
“The communists disdain to conceal their views and aims.” Marx and Engels proclaimed this in the famous 1848 Manifesto of the Communist Party. In keeping in this spirit of raising the voices of the working class, and aiming to advance and disseminate communist thinking from ordinary communists, this blog has been established. 72 more words