Monthly Archives: January 2020

Ok Boomer: The Anger is About the Illusion of Choice

“Ok, Boomer” is a verbal eye-roll that expresses derision, frustration, and a subversive compliance. And it says something important about the newest generation of Americans: they’re worried. In particular, generation Z is worried about the future: their chances of economic … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Capitalism in America

A Shakespearean tragedy typically tells the story of a seemingly heroic figure whose major characteristic flaw causes his story to end in his tragic downfall. The elements of a Shakespearean tragedy can also include external conflict, internal conflict, manipulation and … Continue reading

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Alienation is the Catalyst for Social Change to Create a Healthy Middle Class

Hegel’s theory is basically that mankind is merely a series of constant philosophical conflicts. That Hegel was in some sense a critic of social contract theory is beyond dispute. The social contract theory maintained that in organized society the individual … Continue reading

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