Americans cannot trust each other to do the right thing, and for a good reason. If factory owners maintained safe working conditions with competitive pay, then explain the purpose of labor unions. As political philosopher Thomas Hobbes writes in , “And because the condition of man… is a…

John Field and Plato’s Cave: A Second Glance at the Images on the Wall.

“Poor John Field! — I trust he does not read this, unless he will improve by it, — thinking to live by some derivative old country mode in this primitive new country, — to catch perch…

“It’s happening now, man! We’re turning into aliens, and that’s insanely awesome!” Tommy took a hit. He held it inside then released a thick white cloud into the interior of his car. “We’re evolving into super-humans,” he continued. “Omnipotent, omniscient rock stars of the Galaxy! That’s freakin’ awesome, man!”

“We…

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