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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

The Philosophic Foundation for Politics

At the risk of disturbing the slumber of the lethargic, the case in favor of politics needs to be made. With the distraction that passes for understanding, few have a grasp on the nature of social relations. Politics is normally defined as the activities or affairs of government. But it really is the art of human relations, applied to the organization of society. The basis for government grows out of the perceived need to establish order. Rules are the results of a desire to construct a road map for society to function. The confusion that litters the highways, rests upon a false understanding of how those arteries are constructed and where they are going. The philosophy of politics can supply the answer, if only you have ears to hear.

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