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Fascinating mind and well spoken!
I've wholeheartedly heard the entire list of his lectures, it's a mind enlightenment how well he listed all the facts and it's not boring!
Just what everyone should listen to, I am listening to this now and wondering how many of the Americans would bother to watch it, and stand to the freedom of choice...
I was physically attacked by a family acquaintance when I said that I didn't vote for Trudeau, and I'm not alone others have been verbally and physically attacked too!
Now that is sad when people favour their 'party" over family for but don't even know these politicians, but actually not that uncommon, it happened to a close friend I well know - as well!
Exactly - well voiced with smart thoughts!
Scruton was also awarded his PhD in January 1973 for a thesis entitled "Art and imagination, a study in the philosophy of mind", supervised by Michael Tanner and Elizabeth Anscombe.
The thesis was the basis of his first book, Art and Imagination (1974), which was followed by The Aesthetics of Architecture (1979). From 1971 he taught philosophy at Birkbeck College, London, a college that specializes in adult education and holds its classes in the evening...
Roger Scruton said it best -
Democratic western countries do not go to war among each other in their own country, but he missed to say, unless you got Killary followers...
Judicial independence is the rule of laws?
By common sense some people are rather gloomy about the future of the rule of law; however I do not share their doubt. The caution which has been exercised following the publication of the bureaucracy by the community, including the legal profession, particularly the Bar, is hopeful and uplifting. As well supposed, eternal alertness is the price of liberty. In these contentious times, it is all the more important for the rule of law to remain the unshakeable foundation of our society.
Alongside all facts, I wonder if any of the countries where they do not have laws that gives people some form of democracy or adequate protect for their right - don't know what they don't have or losing in the first place.
Sociocracy another form of democratic system of governance based on consent decision making, circle organization, and double-linked representation.
Plato's Ancient 'Democracy' does not apply in the third world with authoritarian laws- we all know that pretty well, people only try on perpetual effort...
Historians like to quote A. N. Whitehead who said:
"The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato."