I’m not an economist, but I don’t think this is very complicated. Continue reading “The Housing Crisis: What is the solution?”
Just a quick post on Plato’s Republic. Toward the end of the book Plato describes the life which is most satisfying as one in which an object (or a person) is satisfied by real things. For Plato, the most real things are the intelligible mental conceptions of things and therefore the most satisfying life is lived by a person that receives these intellectual pleasures. However, if one adds a spiritual dimension to the these intelligible mental conceptions and defines those eternal and spiritual things as the true reality, there is real power in the following statements:
Often conservatives (and hawkish liberals like Hillary and Biden and Lieberman) justify the need for secrecy in foreign policy. The following is a great answer to that justification from 17th century Jewish philosopher Baruch de Espinoza (better known as Spinoza).