“That government is best which governs least,” wrote Henry David Thoreau.
Abraham Lincoln long ago proposed that “labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.”
An interesting quote is making the rounds on social media.
Dante Alighieri wrote, “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those, who in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” Silence, therefore, can only be construed as assent to expressions of hatred for “the other.”
“The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people,” wrote Tom Clancy. As we enter the Age of Information, that elitist control is likely to manifest itself as a denial-of-access to a complete education for any but the privileged.
Maintenance of the commons – resources belonging to or affecting the whole of a community – constitutes an important liberal ideal. The endeavor of providing a complete education to all children demands the support of our public schools in the interest of sustaining a well-informed society.
COLLEGE PARK – University of Maryland’s top draft prospect, Will Likely, went undrafted in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Despite being the Terps’ most decorated player in recent history, the All-American defensive back did not hear his name called in Philadelphia.