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1. The idea of “normal” human behavior is historically contingent.
2. (Historical) ideas are not always accidental.


Since starting this site, I have received a number of comments on various posts.  However, because I now use the site primarily for educational purposes, I do not approve comments unless 1) they are substantive in content and 2) all parts of the comment, including author name and information, would be appropriate for young audiences. [...]

The Search for Community in the Early New Right and New Left

Men now live in conditions that are less than human. -Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society, 1964 At a recent conference on the life and career of Barry Goldwater, an historian described the legacy of the Republican senator and one-time presidential candidate. The scholar drew from extensive research, which included several personal [...]