Commonplace 9

“You learn the essence of libertarianism in kindergarten: Don’t hit other people, Don’t take their stuff, And keep your promises.” (Boaz 145) In The Libertarian Mind,  David Boaz introduces the libertarian mindset to new readers. The rhetoric of this book is set to captivate new audience and add adepts to this philosophy. In this particular […]

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Commonplace 1: Harold Lasswell and The Gift of Politics

Politics is about: “who gets what, when and how.” Harold Lasswell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjapkY9ODPQ This phrase is written by the famous political scientist Harold Lasswell. It has great syntax depth. It’s depth derives from the way he arranges three of the five Ws. This strategy permits him to effectively deliver a complex idea into a catchy phrase. […]

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