The Madness of Southern Thought

Louis Hartz famously extorts that the strength of the American culture lies in liberalism. It’s a great progressive and conservative time lapse of ripe and rotten liberal outpourings. In my 21st century approach to political science, I agree that the liberal element of the culture is strong. However, I also find the republican element to…

American Exceptionsism as Newly Experienced “Good”

American exceptionalism is the American belief in an America’s collective ability to invent and produce “goods” to help foster the “common good.” First on the list: The Founding of the American Republic, which departed from monarchy and institutionalized broad-based democratic principles–in comparison to the political domination by the British against the Americans (i.e., Declaration of Independence). Since the Founding, Americans…

Culture Research for Political Scientists

*Tacitus’s writings are known for their dense prose that seldom glosses the facts. He writes with brevity of description rather than embellishment (Wikipedia). If a picture is worth a thousand words, here’s a picture on Culture Research for Political Scientists….considering something Tacitus might say. ******** ** Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (/ˈtæsɨtəs/; Classical Latin: [ˈtakɪtʊs]; c. AD 56 –…