An American’s Journey Through the Life of Gandhi: Part 1

Family, Food, and Faith I have to admit that I am often hesitant to read the autobiographical works of great men, for I find it off-putting to see their awareness of their own greatness (e.g. Caesar). Gandhi starts his work by vowing to be humble. No disrespect to him, but I was a bit skepticalContinue reading “An American’s Journey Through the Life of Gandhi: Part 1”

What is the Root of Inequality Amongst People?: Rousseau on America’s Founding Lie of (In)equality

Podcast Link “The first man who, having enclosed a piece of ground, bethought himself of saying, “This is mine”, and found people simple enough to believe him, was the real founder of civil society.” – Rousseau Every society must justify its inequalities. But, before we get to that, I want to let you know thatContinue reading “What is the Root of Inequality Amongst People?: Rousseau on America’s Founding Lie of (In)equality”

An American’s Journey Through the Life of Gandhi: The Prologue

My last semester of college (university), I thought I needed three classes to graduate, and decided that I would make that third class a survey of Indian philosophy. It turned out, I only needed two classes to graduate, so I didn’t take it. This process of realization took about five minutes. And thus is theContinue reading “An American’s Journey Through the Life of Gandhi: The Prologue”

Existential Threat: The Electoral College and Its Threat to American Democracy

Today we’re going to talk about the Electoral College.We’re going to get at it by discussing its origin, its intended purpose, dispel modern myths, and discuss the existential threat it poses to the American Republic. So let’s climb the ladder of truth together.

Founding of the Roman Republic: The Importance of Norms, Class Struggle, and Influence on America

“Who is there so feebleminded or idle that he would not wish to know how and with what constitution almost all the inhabited world was conquered and brought fully under the single dominion of Rome in fifty-three years?” -Polybius