To Donal Trump, making America great means making the people great. To the political cast, conversely, making America great means making government great.
It must be remembered that a vast majority of mankind’s history has been spent living under the rule of tyrants and authoritarians. The ideas of Liberty are very new when you consider the big picture. By contrast, various forms of socialism and fascism have been adopted over and over again. Be wary of those who try to present these old and tired ideas as something new and exciting. Liberty and free markets are the way forward if we truly desire peace and prosperity.
No sight better expresses the politics of aid, the dynamics of the West and the developing countries, than the image of children, happy or in need.
People don’t have the imagination to understand politicians. People are too innocent
We stand at a crossroads. Do we choose ‘the will to power’ or ‘the will to humanity,’ or perhaps a new configuration of both: the power of humanity?
The natural law is an instrument for progress, not a weapon of revolution.
What really alarms me about President Bush’s ‘War on Terrorism’ is the grammar. How do you wage war on an abstract noun? How is ‘Terrorism’ going to surrender? It’s well known, in philological circles, that it’s very hard for abstract nouns to surrender.
It seems to me that wherever religion and politics mix in one body, fascist values – and not ‘family values’ – rear their ugly head.
governments don’t produce economic growth people do.
I’d gone to Central America because I didn’t think politics was simply a matter of opinion. It wasn’t about having the right “line,” having an ideologically pure analysis. It had to be incarnate. And now I was seeing the same thing with faith. It couldn’t be about wrangling over the Bible to find justification for your convictions. Like politics, faith had to be about action.