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Middle East Conflict–Part 3: Roots of Modern Radical Islamic Movements
The last two posts of the Middle East have offered a bird’s eye view of the political development of theRead more.
Middle East Conflict–Part 2: Protectorates to Military Rule
In the last post, I offered clarity on the nature of the Middle East prior to the collapse of theRead more.
Middle East Conflict–Part 1: Under the Ottomans
Our political candidates and commentators bring up Syria quite often. And with reason. The nation is embroiled in conflict–a very,Read more.
The Electoral College: An Issue of Federalism
On the LCKeagy Facebook Page recently, I asked those who had liked the page about what topics they would like meRead more.
Church & State
Worldview. A word that somehow seems to understate its own purpose. A word that often gets tossed around in clichédRead more.
Principle & Pragmatism
I know I have laden much of what I have written so far with the philosophical. I do not intendRead more.
The Politics of Liberty: The Principled Argument
Kindergarten. That’s where we learned the basics of libertarianism. Don’t hurt people and don’t take their stuff. It’s a basicRead more.
On What Basis Liberty? Part 3: Non-Aggression
And all this brings us naturally to our final post on the two basic principles of libertarianism: the non-aggression principle.Read more.
On What Basis Liberty? Part 2: Property Rights
After my previous meandering into a brief discussion of inalienable rights from a Christian perspective, I ended the previous post with theRead more.
On What Basis Liberty? Part 1
For those of my readers who are originally from or live in the United States, we understand the rich rhetoricRead more.
To Readers: To What Extent Liberty?
So far, I have dedicated my posts to some fundamental frameworks that I think are particularly important to understand. Certainly,Read more.
Ethics on the Continuum
I’m braving the world of ethics! Well, sort of. Now, I’m still laying groundwork here, so we’re not getting intoRead more.
Authoritarianism vs. Libertarianism
So far in our analysis, we’ve framed up a continuum with the extremes at either end: the absolute totalitarian stateRead more.
Anarchy, Capitalism, Socialism & Totalitarianism
We are finally going to start to overlap a bit into economics (no…don’t leave!)! Fear not; I will make economicsRead more.
The Issue of Standards
I’m going to start this post with the first of the two continuums that I included in the last post.Read more.
Outside the Box
Now to get out of the stereotypes and actually back up to understand them in context. (Quick comment: As you’veRead more.
Liberal vs. Conservative?
As readers have probably already gathered clearly enough, I hardly fit into the left vs. right paradigm as the mediaRead more.
Water (aka Human Nature) and the State
I’ve made two arguments. First, that human nature is like water in that it tends to follow the path ofRead more.