Peter Hitchens, brother of the late Christopher and Catholic to boot, points out that there is no moral law that says everyone should pay as much tax as they can: What on earth is moral about paying tax? A greedy, slovenly state forces you to hand over roughly half your money every year, by threatening…Details
Here are all of the things I have been meaning to post but have not yet had the time… If the face is the window to the conscious mind, a few psychologists have cracked the code. Sylvan S. Tomkins and Paul Ekman spent years decoding the face, and deduced far more about human emotion made…Details
I would venture to bet that you think that the right is the moralist side of the political debate. I disagree. Americal Leftists have claimed the high ground in public policy, appealing to egalitarianism, environmentalism, and risk-aversion, in which moral positions are expressed but widely denied as having anything to do with “morality.” Conservatives, on…Details
The Misesian Case against Keynesianism is based partially on the idea of time preference (for a fuller explanation of the case, read the whole article here from which this is excerpted). Time preference theory posits that each person has a natural inclination toward a personal choice in the amount of money one will spend versus…Details
Social contract theory is bunk, but if it wasn’t, we’d have a material breach on our hands… Imagine that you have agreed with an auto dealer to purchase the luxurious Belchfire X-1 automobile, for which you agree to pay $45,000, with monthly payments to extend over a period of three years. You sign the sales…Details
Obama joke-threatens to use drones on the Jonas brothers if they come near his daughters. Just completely out of touch with morality, reality, and his lessers….