Tag Archive: control

Apr 08 2016

Tyrants Need Mobs

We all feel desires we know we should not pursue. In times of plenty, it can be difficult to make moderate choices, even when we know they are correct. It’s easy to indulge. A tyrant is a bully, who seeks to control a weaker person. Most bullies are motivated by insecurity that drives them to …

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Dec 29 2012

Arms Control is Un-Ethical

The club and the knife were most likely the first weapons developed in human history. Their primary purpose was to kill animals to provide food. By attaching a knife to a pole, as in either a spear or an arrow, the effectiveness of the knife can be extended. Then, some humans learned that they could …

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Aug 07 2012

Independence Means Not Dependent

Independence means freedom from control or influence or needed support. It can be applied to an individual or a group of individuals. It usually implies self sovereignty, meaning self rule and self government with no outside higher authority. We often tend to focus on independence as the lack of outside coercion through force and that …

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