Category Archives: Government & Politics

Political Power is its Own Reason for Being

The heading to this article won’t bear much scrutiny in its logical construction. The real story is that men, typically but not exclusively men, seek political power because they like being powerful. But again no: those who choose elective politics … Continue reading

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Virtual Princes, Virtual Wealth

I start by asserting that the fundamental sources of true wealth are in the earth and the sea. Some people create new wealth by transforming the lives and minerals grown in and extracted from these two sources into useful things … Continue reading

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