Image of medieval gold coins and an old medieval pouch on a table.
European History

The Great Mortality and the New Economy

September 8, 2021

After the plague, everyone who survived was pretty much better off than they had been before. A new pattern emerged in the economy that unsettled a few individuals. […]

Dionysus Bacchus Wine statue portrait.
Ancient History

Roman Mindset, Society, and Economy

December 20, 2020

Rich Romans lived a comfortable and luxurious life, while many poor ones were begging, stealing, and urinating on the streets. The Roman mindset was not based on cruelty, but much of what they did was inevitably cruel because the acts of bloodiness were just a normal part of their lives. […]

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Government

The Welfare State of the United States

September 22, 2021

The government welfare programs, forming the social safety net for all Americans, are not in financial crisis mode at the moment. However, their financial footing is not currently designed for long-term stability. […]

An image of pregnant woman with the word Overpopulat0ion and world map stamped on her belly.
Philosophy

Overpopulation and Birth Control Methods

September 14, 2021

Overpopulation cannot be solved relying on people’s common sense or individuals being motivated by the greater common good. One way or the other, the state has to intervene- passively or coercively. […]

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