A set of values always has a middle, but just how representative of a data set is that middle? Democracy imbues morality into numbers. The…View More The Myth of the Political Center
A divisive politics is not necessarily a dysfunctional politics. Life is individualistic; an individual’s experiences are filtered through the lens of his or her own…View More Is Individualism Compatible with Democratic Strains of Thinking?
In terms of public actions, there are few more selfish acts than voting. Voting is an individual act: a vote for or against a candidate…View More Voting Is Selfish. Which Is Why Get-Out-The-Vote Drives Are Unseemly.
All productive acts contain, at their root, an idea. And at the root of that idea is a philosophic principle: something of value the individual…View More The Ethics of Production
In the vernacular, the role of representatives is most often understood in terms of how they service the interests of the polity: the average citizen…View More Congressional Representatives Should Secure Rights, Not Interests
We are all products of our own comprehension. Cognition, after all, is affected by the unique set of circumstances that align to makeup an individual’s…View More Perception, Virtue Ethics and Identity
The tenor of racial politics has been on a steady increase throughout the Obama and now the Trump administration. But in the cross-purposed tribalistic shouting…View More The Collectivism of Immigration Rhetoric