Category Archives: Lincoln

On Everydays We Wear Pink

In class we discussed pretty briefly about Mob Rule and how it pertains to Abraham Lincoln’s reading. That really got me thinking as to do we have mob rule today and how effective is their course of action and does … Continue reading

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Check out “The Man the Founders Feared” for a shout out to Lincoln’s “The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions.”

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American ideas in the Chinese Student Movement

In this class we have broken down the issues of democracy as the pertain to the American lifestyle. From Kemis and Rand to Shklar to Madison, all the topics have drawn on American History. The exportation of American Democracy to … Continue reading

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Violence Justifiable?

In reading the last two authors for our course, Henry D. Thoreau and President Abraham Lincoln, several questions were raised on the issue of violence.  Is violence justified? If it is, how so or in which cases? Why some violence … Continue reading

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Russian Election Fraud Protests, Applying Thoreau’s and Lincoln’s Logic

          Lately the news seems to be filled with updates on the latest protests across the world, from Occupy Wall Street protests in the U.S., to election credibility issues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Russia. More … Continue reading

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