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Hobbes and Locke Revisited: The Foundations of the Modern Liberal State, Part V

Hobbes may have been a purist compared to Locke, but he did capture better than anyone the tenor of our times: it’s all about statism; the heart of the liberal theory! Read More »

Hobbes and Locke Revisited: The Foundations of the Modern Liberal State, Part IV

Locke was a modern man in a manner of speaking. His cardinal mistake was to assume that macro events guaranteed likewise results in the realm of the individual. Read More »

Hobbes and Locke Revisited: The Foundations of the Modern Liberal State, Part III

The ownership concept extended beyond one’s entitlement to the fruits of his or her labors. The initial axiom, by virtue of its self-evident quality, had come to encompass a great many other things, such as landed property and self-ownership. The seeds which were sown became a weed. Read More »

Hobbes and Locke Revisited: The Foundations of the Modern Liberal State, Part II

Right or wrong, the association of wealth and riches with individuality continues to have a strong hold on us. The things we have, what we drive, where and how we live, the clothes we wear, they all seem to define us. Is there anything wrong with that picture? Read More »

TV Review: Lost – “The Substitute”

Answers! It's the one thing that eluded us for seasons, and we finally got an answer to one of the biggest mysteries of the show — the numbers. Read More »

TV Review: Lost – “The Substitute”

The Man in Black: knocking the island off the scale. Read More »