The impact John Locke’s writings and ideas had on the American Revolution, and its subsequent founding of the United States of America, is readily apparent to most who study this writer and this particular country’s history.
To achieve true judicial independence is to eliminate the popular election of judges.
While the candidates and circumstances surrounding presidential elections often change, the voter heuristics often do not.
Despite the massive amount of writings that Karl Marx left behind, he is often misquoted and misconstrued–not only by his ideological objectors, but his own followers, as well.
Blake is relentless in his attacks on both the church and the state. While his peers had the luxury of expressing their activism in the form of speeches, books, and pamphlets, he utilized with brevity lines of poetry to express a massive need for drastic social change.
Confucius taught of how one is to govern themselves, and how the state is to govern society.