New York Streets become Forum for Free Speech

New York streets suddenly became a controversial forum for free speech. On Monday, mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted an image of city workers touching up the street mural Black Lives Matter activists painted in front of Trump Tower. The mayor’s tweet included the message, “To whoever vandalized our mural on 5th Avenue: nice try. @NYC_DOTContinue reading “New York Streets become Forum for Free Speech”

Trump Was Right: 3 Ways America’s Schools are Under Assault

During his presidential address on July 3, 2020, at Mt. Rushmore, President Trump said, “We will expose this dangerous movement protect our nation’s children in this radical assault and preserve  our beloved American way of life in our schools, our newsrooms, even our corporate board rooms.” Have we been paying attention to the assault goingContinue reading “Trump Was Right: 3 Ways America’s Schools are Under Assault”

Call for Questions about the Coming World Government

Hi everyone! Here’s a little update on my WIP: we’re currently compiling my proposal for UN-Sustainable Development (a title that’s sure to change). The author bio, why me?, and competitive analysis are complete and we’re digging into my marketing analysis. Whew! I didn’t realize how big of a monster this part is! Maybe I’m overthinkingContinue reading “Call for Questions about the Coming World Government”

Is the US Heading for Universal Basic Income?

On Tuesday, House Democrats Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Ro Khanna (D-CA) introduced the Emergency Money for the People Act. The plan would give $2,000 per month to Americans over the age of 16 who make less than $130,000 per year. Families with qualifying children would receive an additional $500 per child. If passed, these paymentsContinue reading “Is the US Heading for Universal Basic Income?”

Virginia Governor Northam’s Good Friday Curse

In what seems like a spiteful move aimed against Christians, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam spent Good Friday announcing he signed a bill to roll back many restrictions on abortions. As Christians prepared to celebrate Resurrection Day, Satan was up to his old tricks. Just as he tried to kill Jesus, he struck hard and fastContinue reading “Virginia Governor Northam’s Good Friday Curse”

Freedom from Our Chains

“Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains,” said Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Like most of you, for the last several weeks I’ve felt somewhat chained at home. My frequent roaming habits have drastically changed. I spent January driving to and from the white, sugar-sand beaches and crystal-clear springs of Florida; now my travels consistContinue reading “Freedom from Our Chains”

Doug Carter on PJNET.tv on March 2, 2020

Doug Carter on pjnet.tv, March 2, 2020. In this episode we take a peek inside Plato’s Cave and discuss my latest blog post, Shadows of Reality. You’ll also find teasers about Pope Francis’ upcoming “New Humanism” summit and my upcoming book.

Shadows of Reality

In Book 7 of Plato’s Republic, the old sage tells us to imagine people chained from childhood inside an underground den, or cave. They’re forced to face the walls so they cannot turn their heads. Behind them, a fire is burning to provide a dim light. Between the prisoners and the fire, objects pass alongContinue reading “Shadows of Reality”