The Truth?

At some point one has to ask, what is with those of the political left and their aversion to truth? There is simply making an erroneous statement, everyone will be guilty of that from time to time, and then there is also bending a truth or factoid in order to express a view, and then…

Questioning Rights

Rights, how important are they and by which means should we protect them? Should we adopt a “Bill of Rights” in the same way many other advanced democracies have? If we should, who should be entrusted to write such an important instrument of social order? Should it be a simple law or should it be…

Questioning Vox Populi

Who speaks for you? Who speaks for me? Who speaks for all of us? Do we want someone to speak in our stead? And if everyone is doing the talking, who is doing the listening? The simple Latin phrase “vox populi” can imply a number of things, most importantly that the people have a voice…

Questioning Speech

How important is the right to speak? What does it mean? What danger does it represent to the state? What danger to the citizen does its curtailment represent? Pertinent questions in a world where altered views of the very right to speak exist. And an even more important question to be asking in a world…