What would we call a government where the most capable and virtuous rule? We would call that “meritocracy” or rule by statesmen and women. A statesperson is not necessarily a person
The new cycle of our government seems to be autocracy to oligarchy to mobocracy, governed by bureaucrats. In other words, we have a pure kakistocracy. Think of double-digit inflation out
Shortly after December 7, 1941, advisors to Winston Churchill told him about the Pearl Harbor attack. In response he said, “What kind of people do they think we are?” So
Why would we care about a monarch in the era of increasing democracies and mixed constitutional republics? The type of autocratic rule by one great monarch was challenged over time by barons and the Church of
There’s a reason Leading a Revolution in Education starts with Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. It is the allegory for our lives. When Linda and I started out on our journey
History continues to replay the same scenarios with different names, but with human nature ambitiously and avariciously seeking what is not theirs to give or take---the freedom of another.