In the hunter/gatherer society, there was rarely any king. It was most often very democratic and socialist. The tribe was loyal to each other. But the tribe was at most 150 people. Around the number limit where the brain can view that many people as fellow trustworthy humans and remain altruistic. It is the limit…Read More Even Republicanism had its violent periods / After School Democracy ep 20
(soft music) – Our speaker is James T. Kloppenberg, and he is the Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard and teaches European and American intellectual history. Today he will be discussing his recently published magnum opus, entitled Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought. – My history of democracy…Read More Global Ethics Forum: Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought
[Theme Music] So once again it is election season here in the United States of America, and watching all this TV and reading all the news, it is hard not to think that there must be a better way of doing this! Well, there is. The honeybee way. A beehive is actually one of the…Read More What Honeybees Can Teach Us About Democracy
Who’s in charge of Britain? Well, it’s the Prime Minister, isn’t it? The one we voted for? Actually, no he isn’t. Not only is the Prime Minister not in charge of Britain, but we didn’t even vote for him. The Prime Minister is officially just an adviser to the real head honcho QUEEN: Me! JAY:…Read More Politics Unboringed – How does British democracy work?
“Democracy, The God That Failed!” – By Hans Hermann Hoppe. The Economics and Politics of Monarchy, Democracy, and Natural Order. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS! Most of the following studies have grown out of speeches delivered at various conferences sponsored by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and the Center for Libertarian Studies. Several of them have been published previously…Read More Hans-Hermann Hoppe – Democracy: The God That Failed – Audiobook (Google WaveNet Voice)
What exactly is democracy? Democracy is defined in the dictionary as: The control of an organisation or group by the majority of its members. The modern word is said to have originated during the late 1500’s, derived from the ancient Greek phrase demokratia, from demos meaning ‘the people’ and kratia or kratos meaning ‘power or…Read More Democracy – What is Democracy?
Stany Zjednoczone Ameryki Królestwo Ameryki Stany Zjednoczone Ameryki Socjalistycznej Skonfederowane Stany Ameryki Stany Zjednoczone Kanady Kanada Socjalistyczna Kanada Kanadyjska Unia Faszystów Stany Zjednoczone Meksyku Trzecie Imperium Meksyku Socjalistyczny Sojusz Meksykański Nacjonalna Unia Meksyku Republika Filipin Sułtanat Sulu Socjalistyczna Republika Filipin Związek Filipiński Republika Indonezji Imperium Majapahit Socjalistyczna Republika Indonezji Kraj Malay Beneluks Holandia Holenderska Republika…Read More Alternative Ideologies Of World Countryballs #4
What happens this week? Well, Austria-Hungary signs an armistice with the Allies, leaving Germany alone in the fight. If you think that was bad enough for Germany, this week also sees… revolution in Germany! I’m Indy Neidell; welcome to the Great War. Last week the Ottoman Empire signed an armistice and for them the active…Read More Revolution in Germany – Armistice in Austria I THE GREAT WAR Week 224
The last British royal wedding — between Prince William and Kate Middleton, brought together 1,900 guests, many of whom were pretty high profile people. Footballer David Beckham was there with his wife and fashion designer Victoria Beckham. Elton John was there too. But this photo might be the most impressive of all, because This is…Read More The royal weddings that shaped European history
This video was made possible by Skillshare, an online learning community with over 17,000 classes in just about anything you can imagine. (jeez they’re sponsoring everyone nowadays) Keep watching until the end of the video to learn how you can get your first two months for free. England in the Middle Ages. The sun is…Read More The War that Changed the English Language – Mini-Wars #3