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Is Thomas Woods a Dissenter? A Further Reply, Pt. 4

Next let us turn to Woods’ comments on my discussion of scarcity as an economic concept.  I again quoted Paul Samuelson who introduces the topic as fundamental to economic analysis and concludes by saying:  “If you add up all the

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Is Thomas Woods a Dissenter? A Further Reply, Pt. 3

Next we must look at another rhetorical device of Woods which serves to distract the attention of the reader from the point at issue and to prejudice him against what I actually wrote.  Woods mentions the interventions of bishops’ conferences

Nationalism or Patriotism?
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Nationalism or Patriotism?

Those who know C.S. Lewis’s short book The Four Loves will remember that Lewis speaks of the four different kinds of love: affection, friendship, eros, and charity.  But, in a preliminary chapter about “likings and loves for the sub-human,” he

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Government: Good or Bad? Big or Little?

Toward the beginning of De Caelo (On the Heavens), Aristotle makes the well-known remark that “the least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold”—or, as it is sometimes phrased, “a small error in the beginning

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Democracy and God

Since at least the 1960’s, federal judges in the United States have overturned a number of state and federal laws dealing, broadly speaking, with marriage, sexuality, and the family—most notoriously in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision on abortion.  And