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  1. On Fascism

    by , 10-01-2017 at 08:08 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
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    "Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too." Voltaire in his Essay on Tolerance

    Fascism is a word that is thrown around without people even thinking about what it means. It started as an Italian word for a political group, and it derived from the Latin word ‘fasces’, which was the bundle of rod from which an axe protruded. Until Mussolini started using the term it could have been applied to any political ...

    Updated 10-02-2017 at 04:10 PM by PeterL

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  2. American Orthodoxy

    by , 05-11-2017 at 04:55 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Apparently the religious wars resulted in America orthodoxy splitting into several sects. I wonder whether it would be possible reconstitute the original, or if it would be better to take control of one sect and use it to conduct a war of annihilation against the other sects, or would it be better to take a more positive approach and simply spread one sect by taking over the other sects. One question that has not yet been answered is what the real American orthodoxy is.

    When we look ...

    Updated 05-22-2017 at 02:10 PM by PeterL

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  3. The Best Form of Government

    by , 05-02-2017 at 06:34 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Reasonable people tend to agree with Thoreau that the government that governs least governs best, but there are practical reasons for having some government. What would be the best way to organize that little bit of government that we would need? Opinions would vary, but there are certain characteristics that would be desirable and other characteristics that would be undesirable. If we look at those characteristics, then an answer should be that form that best first the desires.

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