Thomas Hobbes

Humans have been arguing about this question since the dawn of philosophy.
Have you ever seen this country and its media so addictively involved in the daily movements of a single man? With resultant
NOTTINGHAM, England -- A new, rootless oligarchy now combines impersonal technocracy with a manipulative populism, while holding in contempt the genuine priorities of most people.
The music stopped. Hearts stopped. Holt paused but didn't stop because he had to bow and prove that it was only a performance, that he would wake up tomorrow and rehearse the same solo for his next gig. But really that's a lie, because it wasn't only a performance.
There are plenty of reasons to embrace the value of sharing, even if it's difficult to lump all of those reasons together into one philosophical framework.
Some veteran cineastes may be wondering what all the fuss about a branded sci-fi entertainment can be about.
For the first time in my life I can do whatever I want to do, yet I sometimes find myself wishing the hours of the day would move faster. I am filled with self-doubt about my ability to do something meaningful. I do not think I am alone in thinking these things.
Thinking about both democratic and authoritarian regimes, including the dire circumstances surrounding them throughout history, and even in the contemporary world, how do these ideas connect to business? The answer may be more obvious than you think.
A writer's life revolves around always knowing what to say and how to say it. But in the face of death, you'd think fear
It isn't clear what Zenawi means in his repeated use of the word "contract" to describe the relationship between the people of Ethiopia and his party.
For two long centuries, the Arab Middle East has struggled to meet the challenge of modernity, a task exacerbated by the lingering, and increasing, dissonance between the glorious past and the shameful present.
Cremer recently spoke with me about Nightshade, which debuted on The New York Times Bestseller list in October.
We have seen ecological disasters before, yet we continue to ignore experience and foresight, instead preferring to expand profits.
Obama is a global son. He is the child of a white middle-American and a Kenyan villager who named him Hussein. He connects to Asian-Americans as a product of Hawaii and Indonesia.
In a system that is dependent on aggressive self-interest, not protecting yourself is foolish.