As with all simple infatuations, my love for Frank Underwood has smoldered, doused by the ennui that marks season five. Kevin Spacey has no room to further develop the character.
‘Game of Thrones’ rarely focuses on aspects of the human condition unrelated to power struggles. It is a prolonged depiction of the singular, relentless pursuit of power.
If you’re teaching your kids that the president reliably tells the truth and does the right thing, then the future citizens you’re raising may turn out gullible and easily led.
Real journalism is dangerous for elites, which is why we have so little of it.
The choice between Donald Trump and HIllary Clinton now boils down to asking Americans which sexual predator they prefer.
What could ancient texts possibly teach us about the human condition in our enlightened age? As it turns out, they can teach us quite a bit.
The strength of America is rooted in her written Constitution, as well as the unwritten one carried within the hearts of her people.
Donald Trump’s campaign so far has proven him an imperfect student of Niccolo Machiavelli, that sixteenth-century theorist about the art of power.
Our democratic understanding of education must aim beyond techno-vocational literacy to learning what to do with the unprecedented power at one’s disposal.
Let’s face it: America is obsessed with sex, and at the core of that obsession is a hardcore materialism that reduces humans to objects or beasts.
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