The central theme for the 2020 election will be Individualism vs. Collectivism

For the past 100 years or so there has been an ideological struggle dividing the United States.  On one side are those who believe that each and every individual is the most important political entity.  On the other side are those that believe the needs of the individual must be subservient to the needs of … Continue reading The central theme for the 2020 election will be Individualism vs. Collectivism

Collectivism nearly doomed the Pilgrims

Several important facts about the early years of the Pilgrims, after they landed in Plymouth, are omitted from the current telling of their history.  Few know today that the Pilgrims experimented with the kind of communal living that was advocated by Plato.  This collectivist experiment nearly doomed the colony, contributing greatly to much suffering in … Continue reading Collectivism nearly doomed the Pilgrims