The Problem with Politics, and its Solution

Plato says that all would be well if only wise men reigned—or if all those who reigned were philosophers.But in the same way that wise men wisely avoid ruling fools, so do fools foolishly refuse to submit to the rule of the wise.And so confusion reigns. William of St. Thierry Beginning from the above premise,Continue reading “The Problem with Politics, and its Solution”

The Problem with Politics, and How to Solve It

Plato says that all would be well if only wise men reigned—or if all those who reigned were philosophers. But in the same way that wise men wisely avoid ruling fools, so do fools foolishly refuse to submit to the rule of the wise. And so confusion reigns. William of St. Thierry Beginning from theContinue reading “The Problem with Politics, and How to Solve It”