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America: the whims and pitfalls.

July 4 is tomorrow and it is a time to reflect on America. So far, America has launched a failed drug war to having issues with extreme racism and a failing infrastructure. 828 more words


It finally published

Surprisingly the book was published a lot faster then I thought. Here is the link:


If you are curious about the essay and if you do read it. 14 more words


Good News

I have taken the leap of faith and self published my essay I have been working on for the whole month of May. I published it on Amazon Kindle because they have a program called Amazon Kindle Direct publishing that allows individuals to publish their work. 103 more words


The Official Orthodox Christian Position on Marriage Equality

The following statement was released by the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) on August 13, 2003. For the sake of anyone unaware of the official, Orthodox stance on same-sex “ 459 more words

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Political Theory in the Journal of Politics

This month saw the release of the first issue of the Journal of Politics edited by the new team of six field editors: editor-in-chief and American Institutions editor Jeff Jenkins, American Behavior field editor Jen Merolla, Formal Theory and Methodology field editor Sean Gailmard, International Relations field editor Bill Reed, Comparative Politics field editor Lanny Martin, and me, Political Theory field editor Lisa Ellis. 153 more words

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Why Idealism Is Hurting Us

I think the problem of political thought, whether democratic or republican, whether leftist or far right, is idealism. Idealistic views are radical. In reality, policies aren’t granted solely on values or opinions. 279 more words


The Real Communist

(A paper I did for a class)

In Karl Marx’s unfinished book, The German Ideology, he wrote, “In communist society, however, where nobody has an exclusive area of activity and each can train himself in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production, making it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, breed cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I like, without ever becoming a hunter, a fisherman, a herdsman, or a critic.” This has historical and logical inferences that will aid in understanding key features in Karl Marx’s thinking. 543 more words