“America is great, because America is good.” ~ Hillary Clinton “Together, we are going to make America great again!” ~ Donald Trump As far as I can tell, these two statements from our former presidential […]
The Stoic philosopher Epictetus was concerned primarily with two questions: 1) How do I lead a happy, fulfilling life? and 2) How can I be a good person? In The Art of Living, he attempts to answer […]
Benjamin Franklin was the inventor of the first [American] library, the lightning rod, bifocals, started the first Fire Department in America, and founded what later became The University of Pennsylvania, among other things. He was […]
Up to this point, you are probably familiar with one interpretation of United States’ history. You probably learned this interpretation in school. And odds are that you never had a desire to research to see if […]
What actually are “businesses”? What is their history? How did they come about and what are their motivations? Property and Prophets aims to answer these questions by tracing the origins of capitalism: the ideology guiding the practice.
This book takes Hercalitus’ argument for the unity of opposites, and applies it to religion. “God” as an idea could not exist without humans, just as black could not exist without white, or light without […]
One of the most productive activities we can engage in is having conversations with people who see the world from a much different angle than our own. Aldous Huxley affords us this opportunity, though, admittedly […]