June 3, 2013

The Age of Reason vs. The Cherokee Nation

When the, so-called, Age of Reason began 500-ish years ago, its purpose was righteous enough. After hundreds of years of capricious rule by the “divine right” kings of Europe, coupled with flagrant abuses of power by the Catholic church, the Western world was ready for a movement away from “superstition” and all the trappings that came with it.
June 3, 2013

The United Cherokee Nation and The Social Contract

The other morning I was watching a fellow park one of those great big pickup trucks that are so prevalent in this part of the country. His complete disregard for the marked parking spaces prompted me to think about the general situation of our world. For many years, we in the West have been on a slow spiral down in the direction of Anarchy.