Fear and Failed Hobbesian States

This is an interesting article on the use of fear in the service of state power.

Thus, it is not just threats to the well […]

Close the Washington Monument

Securing the Washington Monument from terrorism has turned out to be a surprisingly difficult job. The concrete fence around the building protects it from attacking […]

Why are We Afraid?

Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement calling for large-type warning labels on the foods that kids most commonly choke on — […]


About two months ago, I left an eating establishment after discovering that there was a meeting of individuals all “bearing arms.” Since it was a […]