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Plato on censoring artists — a summary

Stephen Hicks | stephenhicks.org In my Philosophy of Art course, we are discussing Plato’s philosophy of art, by means of selections from Statesman and Books 3 and 10 of The Republic, along with snippets from Ion, Phaedrus, and Symposium. In … Continue reading

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Corruption is the greatest threat to a republic – The Trail

Reuters Governor Charles E. “Buddy” Roemer participates in the Thomson Reuters Politics, Inc. panel, suggesting that corruption is the greatest threat to a republic and America’s political system is now headed toward complete corruption. (March 27, 2012)

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War Is the Health of the State

Randolf Bourne Struggle 1918 First part of an essay entitled “The State,” which was left unfinished at Bourne’s untimely death in 1918 To most Americans of the classes which consider themselves significant the war [World War I] brought a sense … Continue reading

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