Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

The Kings Never Smile

Today I was sent an interesting scholarly essay on kingship that compares two contemporary monarchs, Juan Carlos of Spain and Bhomipol of Thailand [1]. The essay argues rather convincingly that both personal and structural elements are at the base of … Continue reading

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A Nation Gets The Government It Deserves

In less than a week the nation of China will choose its new generation of leadership, and that will include a great deal of Generation Xers. Currently, China is being governed by a phony populist who pretends regard for the … Continue reading

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