Wielding Power has published its sixth issue: Is Secession Legitimate?
Congratulations to the winner and finalists!
Winner: Raymond Cressler
Finalist: Christopher Mariscal
Finalist: Robert Bognar
Please use the comments to continue the conversation. What do you think the answer is? What are your thoughts on the essays in the issue? Don't be shy!
As long as there aren't too many comments, I will try to respond to them. The winner and finalists may also stop by from time to time this month.
[A few points of order.
First, please be respectful. Imagine this is a conversation after dinner among friends. We're all trying to get to truth together. We want your true, honest thoughts, but ugliness can sometimes emerge when people hide behind computer screens. That has no place here. This is not the place for ad hominem attacks or nasty takedowns. These are controversial, and sometimes emotionally charged, questions, so we're not all going to agree. But respectful disagreement can be profoundly illuminating.
Second, feel free to use a pseudonym if you'd prefer. If you do, please pick a name that's distinguishable (like 'squirrel'). If we have several people called 'anonymous', it's harder to follow the conversation.]