Tag: presidential debate

Round three of the deplorable debates

Life experience and bearing witness to the absurdities and atrocities that plague our modern world have gone a long way toward eradicating the pernicious idealism of my youth. Yet, I still long for the Socratic utopian ideal of the “Philosopher King.”

Plato tells us Socrates claimed “the way to bring about a……


On the Trump-Clinton debate

Tonight’s presidential debate was the first I ever actually watched. Although I missed the initial 15-20 minutes, I stuck with it until the end. Admittedly, it wasn’t easy. I found myself looking away from the screen and just listening, because both of their faces are so damn hard to look at for any……