How Money in Politics Corrupts Democracy and How We Can Fix It.

“I gave to many people, before this, before two months ago, I was a businessman. I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And do you know what? When I need something from them two years later, three years later, I call them, they are there for me. And that’s a broken system.” — … Continue reading How Money in Politics Corrupts Democracy and How We Can Fix It.

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Socrates vs. Machiavelli, Redefining the Cosmos, Human Nature, and the Purpose of Politics.

In the history of political philosophy, a momentous shift in thought occurred during the middle ages when a man named Niccolò Machiavelli argued that the Greek and Christian notions about the universe, human nature, and the purpose of politics were completely wrong and dangerous for people in positions of power to hold. The conflict between … Continue reading Socrates vs. Machiavelli, Redefining the Cosmos, Human Nature, and the Purpose of Politics.