Tag Archives | Roman Empire

Why Islam Is More Violent Than Christianity

The Charlie Hebdo massacre once again has politicians and the media dancing around the question of whether there might be something a little bit special about this one particular religion, Islam, that causes its adherents to go around killing people. It is not considered acceptable in polite company to entertain this possibility. Instead, it is […]

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When in Detroit, Do Like the Romans

For as long as I can remember, it’s been common for Objectivists, and for many commentators on the right, to speculate that we’re headed toward the same fate as ancient Rome. Just recently, libertarian-conservative columnist (and Objectivist sympathizer) John Stossel asked, “Are We Rome Yet?” “Unfortunately, the fall of Rome is a pattern repeated by […]

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