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Enlightenment and Social Hope, Part 4

By Stefan Schindler The recent triumph of anti-democratic Republican Party politics was made possible with the criminal complicity of the Democratic Party, the mainstream news media, and the rise to political power of Christian fundamentalism. In the hotly contested 2000 … Continue reading

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ENLIGHTENMENT AND SOCIAL HOPE, Part 2

by Stefan Schindler Liberation from self-imposed immaturity is liberation from social conditioning.  Liberation from social conditioning is escape from Plato’s cave.  Escape from Plato’s cave involves appreciation of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s tragic dictum that “man is born free, but is everywhere … Continue reading

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