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Calm Thoughts about Common Interests

Here you’ll confront no alarming requests that the world is soon to end unless you send us money. You’ll hear no name-calling or judgment of the allegedly bad intentions of others. Instead, you’ll find some calm thoughts about interests we all have, and ways to pursue those interests most effectively. Everyone wants better schools, quality health care, good jobs, financial security, a government that’s not suspicious of them, and a host of other political interests. Let’s talk about how we can actually get those things.

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The Inescapability of Politics

The Inescapability of Politics

From the beginning of human nature to the present, wherever human beings are found, one finds political acts of ruling and being ruled. Parents, for example, rule their children, at least until the children are old and able enough to rule themselves. In war,...