When discussing politics and meta-politics the concept of democracy and power naturally becomes the focus of the conversation. It is often said by those who support democracy (and sometimes even by those people who don't) that it is virtuous for three main reasons. To be clear, when I say Democracy, I mean Liberal Democracy in … Continue reading Liberal Democracy and Might Makes Right
When it comes to society and how we construct it we often run into a few issues. Primarily, the problem of politics is where rights do and do not extend; which leads to the discussion on whether taking those rights is ever right. Within modern society Liberalism is the status quo, and with that comes some essential assumptions … Continue reading God’s mistake – Liberalism and Totalitarianism
Before I begin it is worth mentioning what I myself identify as politically. I am a British conservative (lower case C: not the party), which means I am Libertarian when it comes to the market, a Classical Liberal (think Mill) when it comes to free-speech (I think the only hate speech is a literal commandment of … Continue reading Concerning Antifa.
Within this book you will find an attempt to explain the Conservative and Liberal mindset through evolutionary psychology. The amount of sources and science would be intimidating if it wasn't such an easy to read book, which for myself represents the ability of the anonymous author to express difficult ideas in distilled words. The core … Continue reading The evolutionary psychology behind politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism evolved within humans by Anonymous Conservative, book review
Jeremy Corbyn of The Labour Party has now secured more than 232 seats which means he has performed better than Labour's last leader Ed Miliband. Either way: well done to him for furthering the cause of his party and his brand of politics. This should be a wake up call to Theresa May and the … Continue reading The Conservative party needs to take note of Corbyn, and react accordingly.
Political correctness is something which has been growing expansively, especially within our modern times where anything less Left-Wing than Communism is seen as the most extreme form of Racially based Right-wing-ism. I have often heard while in debate or just friendly conversation that political correctness is not dangerous, sometimes it is nonsense or absurd, but … Continue reading Political Correctness is Evil.
In this essay I will be concentrating on explaining what Aristotle meant when he said 'Man is a political animal'. I will be doing so by assessing his own works as well as presenting conflicting opinions on his statement. To begin with, a few definitions and where they originate which can be used to help … Continue reading Aristotle and the political animal.