A Lockean Reflection of Government (Hillsdale College Assignment)

Why, according to John Locke, should one abandon the freedom of nature to join civil society, and what does he constitute as a legitimate government?

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What is Hillsdale College?

As I walked through the landscape of beautiful buildings, trees, and historical monuments, a sense of great wonder came over me. How could it be, that the institution in which I have the privilege to attend, has such wondrousness with all of its majestic serenity and reverence for the good and the old? Professors gave … Continue reading What is Hillsdale College?

Patriotism: A Widely Misunderstood Concept

The word “patriotic” is slowly devolving into a negative connotation, with the image of nationalists and fascists coming to many peoples' minds. These supposed “patriots”, or parrots, obviously get most people to cringe in pity at the lunacy of such individuals. They chant drivel, embrace ignorance, and tend to be confrontational to those who disagree. … Continue reading Patriotism: A Widely Misunderstood Concept

Sanctuary Campus: It’s illegal.

Texas State University is currently violating federal and state laws without consequences. Under current immigration law, universities are prohibited from providing most forms of public assistance to illegal immigrants; moreover, public schools are required to report illegal aliens to authorities- both of which Texas State University is violating by granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants. … Continue reading Sanctuary Campus: It’s illegal.