The Mad Monarchist has posted an interesting article on the history of "the Divine Right of Kings". While the concept had its roots in Judaism and carried into Christendom, one can study history to see where other pagan rulers claimed deistic authority to rule. Even the Bible supports the notion that Jehovah, through His Providence … Continue reading The Divine Right of Kings
I peripherally keep up with international politics, and one nation I follow is Georgia. I noticed on Pravda that Georgia is near formalizing its recent presidential election results, with the unofficial winner being Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili I haven't read up on Mr. Margvelashvili, so I make no comment on him or his ability to preside over … Continue reading Georgia on my mind
Violating to an extent my ban of current political topics from this blog, I want to address a comment by Senator Rand Paul:”I’m against having a king,” said the Senator. ”I think having a monarch is what we fought the American Revolution over, and someone who wants to bypass the Constitution, bypass Congress, that’s someone … Continue reading American Revolution fought over having a monarch?
Just to show how much fun it is to manipulate statistics for one's own purpose, according to the Guardian, Liechtenstein has the highest percentage of homicides by firearm in the world.Yes, you read that correctly, the Principality of Liechtenstein. How can this be? How is tiny little Liechtenstein so violent that it topped the list? … Continue reading Liechtenstein: the most gun-violent country in the world?
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