The Enlightment seems to have been a revolution of thought. I feel that the Enlightenment was necessary to alleviate such an extreme gap between the peasantry and nobles, but even in democracy, such class divisions still exist. The... read more
I believe that entitlement has become a culture in this country. This culture has contributed to a lack of responsibility for one's actions.
by Mark Lees 5 years ago
Do you feel current party political systems are truly democratic?Party political systems are dominant in nearly all western democracies but does the limit of choosing from a small selection of parties represent true democracy or is it contrived to feel democratic while robbing the public of any...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 15 months ago
Is there currently a culture of dependency & entitlement in American culture & society?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 4 years ago
income redistribution and having a rescue me mentality? What makes so many people extremely hesitant to accept self-responsibility and self-accountability? Don't they realize that many people are in dire life and socioeconomic circumstances because of poor decision making and life choices on their...
by Alastar Packer 7 years ago
Do you feel its right for today's kids to feel "entitled"?
by Dave McClure 10 years ago
Tolerance, Reason and Humanity were the three pillars of Western Enlightenment, a philosophical movement inspired by such thinkers as Newton and Descartes and further developed by Rousseau, Paine, Voltaire, Hume. They looked back to Greek learning (which, incidentally, had been preserved by...
by wesleyacarter 8 years ago
Why is it so easy for us to blame God for our circumstances? for the problems of the world?Instead of taking responsibility for ourselves?
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