Symposium: Small Governments vs. Large Governments

A discussion about where power should lie.


I’ve been craving intellectual discourse with other thinkers. There’s only so much I can research on my own and I’ve been wanting to talk with some of my peers about the things I’ve been researching.

That’s when

replied to one of my newsletters with an offer to help host, record, and publish a symposium of intellectuals, a gathering of minds who can discourse about a better future!

This is our first “Symposium.” It’s about smaller governments, larger governments, and where power should lie between them. I spoke with some incredible experts on the topic:

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Elysian League members can watch the video above or listen to the audio below.

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