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The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

America's founders believed that natural rights and legal protections enjoyed by England applied to America. They might be horrified to see them at threat in Turkey.
A Summary View

The Pre-Declaration of Independence

Written two years before the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson's pamphlet "A Summary View of the Rights of British America" is essentially a pre-release edition of the final Declaration.
Thomas Jefferson

Keeping Up With the Jeffersons

I listen regularly to a podcast called The Thomas Jefferson Hour, a little bit of exciting history in my otherwise non-historical life. In this week's episode, the hosts discussed reading in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
Tristram Shandy

Who Is Tristram Shandy?

I had never heard of Tristram Shandy until a few weeks ago. But now I can't seem to avoid him.

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Fake News, Fake Conclusions

People complain about fake news, and rightly so. But there's another fake thing that's even worse.
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Era of Wishful Thinking

The Era of Wishful Thinking

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