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The Glorious Revolution and British/American Parallels

Just War, Rebellion, and the American Revolution: John Keown and Modern Critiques on Whether the War of Independence was Just. Part 15: Context: The English Experience...

English Experience And The Peace of Westphalia

Just War, Rebellion, and the American Revolution: John Keown and Modern Critiques on Whether the War of Independence was Just. Part 14: Context: The English...

Plato: The Republic, Book Ten

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Ten, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - GLAUCON Of he many excellences which I perceive in the order of our State,...

Plato: The Republic, Book Nine

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Nine, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - ADEIMANTUS Last of all comes the tyrannical man; about whom we have once more...

Just War Theory: Romans 13 and the Paradox of Rebellion

Just War, Rebellion, and the American Revolution: John Keown and Modern Critiques on Whether the War of Independence was Just. Part 13: Church Tradition and...

Plato: The Republic, Book Eight

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Eight, 360 B.C.E. And so, Glaucon, we have arrived at the conclusion that in the perfect State wives...

Plato: The Republic, Book Seven

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Seven, 360 B.C.E. And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is...

Plato: The Republic, Book Six

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Six, 360 B.C.E. And thus, Glaucon, after the argument has gone a weary way, the true and the...

Plato: The Republic, Book Five

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Five, 360 B.C.E. Such is the good and true City or State, and the good and true man...

Jesus Declares He Is The Messiah

Old World Witness For Christ The Gospel of Luke reveals how Jesus revealed Himself as the Messiah to those of his home town of Nazareth: And he taught...

Judge This People According To The Commandments Of God

American Scripture Mosiah explained how, whether a nation is ruled by a King or Judges, that the laws should be based upon God's laws. Therefore I...

Plato: The Republic, Book Four

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Four, 360 B.C.E. Adeimantus - SOCRATES Here Adeimantus interposed a question: How would you answer, Socrates, said he, if...

How Democracy Renders The Intercourse Of The Americans Easy

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 2, Section 3, Chapter 2, How Democracy Renders The Habitual Intercourse Of The Americans Simple And Easy Democracy does...

Just War Theory: Tradition on Post Reformation Practices

Just War, Rebellion, and the American Revolution: John Keown and Modern Critiques on Whether the War of Independence was Just. Part 12: Church Tradition and...

How To Obtain Revelation And Inspiration

A Way of Life, Elder Richard G. Scott One must be ever mentally and physically clean and have purity of intent so that the Lord...

Plato: The Republic, Book Three

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Three, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - ADEIMANTUS Such then, I said, are our principles of theology --some tales are to...

How Customs Are Softened As Social Conditions Become Equal

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 2, Section 3, Chapter 1, How Customs Are Softened As Social Conditions Become More Equal We perceive that for...

Plato: The Republic, Book Two

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Two, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - GLAUCON With these words I was thinking that I had made an end of...

How An Aristocracy May Be Created By Manufactures

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 2, Section 2, Chapter 20, How An Aristocracy May Be Created By Manufactures I have shown how democracy favors...

Beware of Pride

American Scripture One of the things the Book of Mormon warns us about is the sin of pride: Yea, and we may see at the very...