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What is the Enlightenment? A primary source analysis of Kant’s 1784 essay

What is the Enlightenment? A primary source analysis of Kant’s 1784 essay

What was the enlightenment? Unlike many historical time periods that are characterized by a lack of awareness by the participants of actually being a part of a certain “period” of time or movement, the major players in the Enlightenment KNEW they were in the enlightenment […]

Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Have you ever pondered this question? Maybe not in these exact words, but have you ever wondered why some people break the rules and others don’t? Why some societies and cultures have high crime and others don’t? These questions are at the core of political […]