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by Charm
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: What should a community/nation/state (government) provide for citizens?
Replies: 56
Views: 3487

Re: "Good should be provided by government"

Yeah, okay. Here's your problem: some folks see the 'good' that may extend out of gov as all-encompassing (let's call these folks communitarians). Other folks see the 'good' that may extend out of gov as minimal (let's call these folks libertarians). Bridge the gap between these two. Here is your p...
by Charm
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: What should a community/nation/state (government) provide for citizens?
Replies: 56
Views: 3487

Re: What should a community/nation/state (government) provide for citizens?

The good which everyone should be able to expect from every form of government, and in fact, every form of relationship, is that it supports the rights of everyone, and makes possible the happiness of everyone.. Rights are necessary for life, and life as the meaning of meanings is the goal, and the ...
by Charm
Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Socrates
Replies: 18
Views: 3851

Re: Socrates

This letter will accompany the book that I'm mailing to my grandson's school. December 17, 2016 Margaret McCarney Nova Classical Academy 1455 Victoria Way St. Paul, MN 55102 RE: Socrates - A Man for Our Times, by Paul Johnson Dear Dr. McCarney: I’m interested in Nova because my grandson, Geno Biete...
by Charm
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Democracy is a logical fallacy
Replies: 56
Views: 4995

Re: Democracy is a logical fallacy

Democracy = Majority is always right. Democracy = Majority is always right... Until they change their minds and a new definition of "right" becomes the trend. That's the beauty of democracy...it's constantly changing. It makes sure people are not chained to a torturous ideology forever. People are ...
by Charm
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: What should a community/nation/state (government) provide for citizens?
Replies: 56
Views: 3487

Re: What should a community/nation/state (government) provide for citizens?

In a word; Good should be provided by government.. Aristotle said Governments are created with the object of Good based upon the conclusion that good is the object of all human activity.. In fact, Government is a form, and every form is a form of relationship, and no one gets into, or stays in a rel...
by Charm
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: My thoughts on politics
Replies: 44
Views: 2327

Re: My thoughts on politics

if left liberals believed in man's liberty, why wouldn't they leave those with dissenting views alone? where's the liberty when you disagree with a "liberal"? 1861 -Imp Liberal or not, the ability of others with right or wrong views to affect our lives is obvious.. The left right paradigm does not ...
by Charm
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Democracy is a logical fallacy
Replies: 56
Views: 4995

Re: Democracy is a logical fallacy

Let me explain this argument thing.. As Voltaire said: If you like to spin me a line of bullshit, Define your Terms... Martians are beyond belief, and democracy is not.. People understand it apart from the the power to vote, but as a generally held morality, that people are equal.. What ever radical...