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How to remedy imminent civil war

Counsels from Francis Bacon’s “Seditions and Troubles

We have by now examined Bacon’s assessment of the signs, causes, and materials behind “seditions and troubles” like those threatening the US today. No simple ‘deconstructionist’, but a politician as well as a scholar, Bacon also considers remedies for civil collapse in his essay on this subject.

Counsel, not formulae

There is no one formula to prevent civil collapse in societies characterized by growing discontents…

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Articles on philosophy, psychology & classical thought (notably Stoic), aimed at renewing, spreading, and applying these ideas today.