Are humans naturally inclined to violence? Lawrence Keeley thinks so. In fact, he argues that before the blessings of Western Civilization, man was more violent and brutal than today. I discuss what this means for modern society and why we should pay attention to his findings in this episode of The Brion McClanahan Show.
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Modern education stinks. Everyone knows it. But why? The mastermind behind all that ails us is the progressive philosopher John Dewey, but even so, the problems run deeper. We have abandoned many of the practices that helped develop young men and women into solid, moral, and well-rounded republican men and women. This is a think locally, act locally moment.