Tyranny and the Modern State Cult

Submitted by Imperium Press Not a “gay science”, I should say, like some we have heard of; no, a dreary, desolate and, indeed, quite abject and distressing one; what we might call, by way of eminence, the dismal science. Carlyle’s famous epithet for economics has become its unofficial title, but political science could just as…

Socrates: Philosopher-Warrior

Submitted by TiN In Plato’s Apology, Socrates compares himself to Achilles, the hero of the Iliad , who preferredhonor in death to disgrace in life. Leo Strauss, the great scholar of classical political philosophy, discusses the comparison in his study of the Apology and Crito, noting, “The principle applying equally to Achilles and Socrates is…