Daily Archives: Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 13:33

Monetizing the Oval Office

Overtaken by The Donald’s weird tweet that smart missile’s are headed to Syria, so Russia had better LOOK OUT!, this story in yesterday’s business section of the New York Times is a hair-raising example of misuse of the presidency and, … Continue reading

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The “harm principle”

The “harm principle” was set out by John Stuart Mill in On Liberty in 1859, the year before the American Civil War erupted. Though it is rarely explicitly evoked nowadays, it is embedded so deeply in Western thought, and especially … Continue reading

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