Frederick Douglass, Lincoln and the Fight to Save the Soul of America

To quote Martin Luther King: “Is anything more obvious than the presence of evil in the universe? Its nagging, prehensile tentacles projects into every level of human existence. We may debate the origin of evil, but only a victim of superficial optimism would debate its reality. Evil is stark, grim, and colossally real. … Within…

Solving The Mystery Behind the Building of the Great Pyramid

By Dr. Quan Le Some words about a mesmerizing documentary Grande Pyramide K 2019 by director Fehmi Krasniqi. Its premiere was in Paris on September 2019 and it’s available for free on the Internet since December 2019. For people interested in the history of Egypt in particular and of mankind in general, it’s an absolute…

Plato’s Republic vs Klaus’ Great Narrative: Who Guards the Guardians?

In this Rising Tide Foundation lecture, Matthew Ehret introduces the two opposing solutions to the One/Many problem of governance first developed by Plato through the character of his mentor Socrates 2400 years ago. The question in its basic terms can be summarized the following way: IF human society is capable of breaking free of the…

Schiller’s Mission of Moses

What were the geopolitical and cultural realities shaping the world Moses was born into and upon which he intervened? How did his experience growing up in the royal halls of Egypt with access to the highest cultural education then available during the 12th century BC also shape his mind and heart as he struggled over…

The Art of War in the 21st Century

By Cynthia Chung Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is one of the most influential books written on military strategy and philosophy. This is not confined to just Asians but Europeans and Americans alike have attempted to study The Art of War hoping its wisdom would be revealed to them. However, it is clear with…

The Legislation of Lycurgus and Solon

The great poet, historian and dramatist Friedrich Schiller recognized that the study of universal history were impossible if the mind of the researcher missed the fundamental tension between two opposing paradigms which strike at the heart of the nature of man, god, and reality itself. While this fundamental tension has expressed itself in diverse manners…

Schiller’s Ghost Seer, Intelligence Methods and a Global Citizenry

A Study of Schiller’s The Ghost Seer By Cynthia Chung The Ghost Seer first appeared in several instalments in Schiller’s publication journal Thalia from 1787 to 1789, and was later published as a three-volume book. It was one of the most popular works of Schiller’s during his lifetime. People were attracted by the subject of…