Legalize Prostitution, Said the Catholics

As Lysander Spooner explained, vices are not crimes. The best way to have a moral populous is not to demand morality by fiat – the morality itself that was chosen to enshrine in law may be wrongheaded; the punishment may not fit the crime; who has the right to tell others how to act(?); etc.…

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+ “Sniffing “but this is the twenty-first century” in the face of this evidence and the teaching of the Church is exactly like sniffing “But this is Tuesday!” The calendar has nothing to do with whether God created immortal spirits called “angels.” It has nothing to do with the fact that some of them abused…

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The Stupidest Thing I Have Heard in Years

I plunge the depth of the interwebs for information, argumentation, and insights. You can imagine that I run into some pretty “special” arguments and beliefs out there. This one takes the cake for at least a few years (but perhaps ever)… “Economists” are calling for a solution to the debt crisis & ceiling by the…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – 2013 Edition

Back to work! My recent big vacation from most of life but working on the new condo means I have avoided blogging and emails like the plague. Here are some things I have collected as of late… The NYT Ministry of Propaganda is now openly advocating abandoning the Constitution. The writer is a constitutional law…

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