BREXIT – Mourn or Celebrate?

BREXIT -- Mourn or celebrate

I’m conflicted on Brexit. I tend towards favoring independence from multi national confederations, especially if they attempt to manage domestic affairs. It is my core belief that most problems are best addressed at the point of their origin by the people experiencing them. Economic downturns are natural economic adjustments that force people to adjust their […]

Benjamin Franklin’s Junto


In 1727 Benjamin Franklin organized a group of friends to provide a structured form of mutual improvement. The group, initially composed of twelve members, called itself the Junto. The word Junto is a mistaken use of the masculine singular Spanish adjective “joined”, mistaken for the feminine singular noun “junta”, “a meeting”. Both derive from Latin […]

Your article, or essay needed!

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The Louisiana Junto staff has writer’s block and needs YOUR article, essay, or Socratic Questions Your submissions are solicited and greatly appreciated. If you would like to share a well thought out, civil essay, article or discussion question with Junto readers (surely there must be one or two) then we would love to be your […]

Internet argument and Ben Franklin

Internet Arguments and Ben Franklin

You know what it’s like when you get in a discussion, aka argument, on the internet? Whether it’s about politics or sports or which candy bar is best, it often goes downhill fast. You and the other person are already convinced that you’re right. You are usually so convinced that any seemingly good points made […]

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