Monthly Archives: May 2014

How a Nation’s Chief Executive Might Address Their People In The Event of a Financial Crisis

Whoever they are they must be reminded of Lincoln’s wise reflection in the middle of America’s Civil War. The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate for the stormy present. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves and then we shall save our country Abraham… Read more »

Whoever they are they must be reminded of Lincoln’s wise reflection in the middle of America’s Civil War. The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate for the stormy present. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves and then we shall save our country Abraham… Read more »

The Cycles of Wars

There is a perceived grudge or a lost sense of greatness that appeals to  followers. For Hitler it was the ‘stab in the back myth ‘ by politicians which forced a cease fire on an undefeated German army at the end of The First World War, for Kaiser Wilhelm it was the lust for conquest… Read more »

There is a perceived grudge or a lost sense of greatness that appeals to  followers. For Hitler it was the ‘stab in the back myth ‘ by politicians which forced a cease fire on an undefeated German army at the end of The First World War, for Kaiser Wilhelm it was the lust for conquest… Read more »

The Digital Individual

Looking back from the year 2050, perhaps the turn of the century and the start of a new millennium will be regarded as the end of the industrial era and the beginning of the Digital Age – just like looking back to 1500 might be regarded as being the end of the feudal period. For… Read more »

Looking back from the year 2050, perhaps the turn of the century and the start of a new millennium will be regarded as the end of the industrial era and the beginning of the Digital Age – just like looking back to 1500 might be regarded as being the end of the feudal period. For… Read more »

Getting Re-elected by Restoring Individual Aspiration

It is often argued that the signing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede on June 15 1215 was the start of freedom for the individual who could not be imprisoned without a fair trial, but it probably stemmed from the Saxon rights of the small farmer. This was then overlaid by the Norman centralisation and… Read more »

It is often argued that the signing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede on June 15 1215 was the start of freedom for the individual who could not be imprisoned without a fair trial, but it probably stemmed from the Saxon rights of the small farmer. This was then overlaid by the Norman centralisation and… Read more »