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National Defense Authorization Act in the Context of a Social Contract

social contract (also social compact) noun an implicit agreement among the members of a society to cooperate for social benefits, for example by sacrificing some individual freedom for state protection. Theories of a social contract became popular in the 16th, … Continue reading

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History is Relevant – Slate’s commentary on public amnesia

Anne Applebaum understands that history is relevant. Monday’s post to Slate.com regarding the public amnesia regarding skyrocketing U.S. debt and deficits demonstrates that as a people we have very little reverence for history. That needs to change. Applebaum shows that … Continue reading

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