A Parent’s Responsibility…

is to protect his or her children. Physically, this is always difficult, because kids will always do what they want to do while they are wandering in the world. Spiritually is even more difficult, especially in today’s cultural climate. Is there reason to think that either of these facets of a person’s nature will be…

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Reclaiming Virtue & Wisdom

from ToTheSource and Dr. Ross Porter this week comes a spectacular column on our culture’s worship of dis-education and vice: “Humankind cannot stand too much reality.” -T.S. Eliot, Burnt Norton A recent Gallup poll found that 76% of Americans believe moral values in the United States are getting worse. This is the highest percentage in…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – May Edition, Volume II

A few things I missed since the other day before I check out of this baby for some good study time for the bar… As a nation, our morality has been perverted severely, with our acceptance of political assassinations, preemptive war, and torture. If you think the economic crisis is over, think over these 20…

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Irresponsibility Is the New Responsibility

Or at least, that is acceptable logic now for the youth, who want to be “responsible” by using birth control, but don’t want to be responsible enough to pay for it:Of course responsibility today doesn’t mean waiting to have sex until you have the means to support children (as if self-control is far too much…

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My Least Favorite Thing to Do…

is making predictions. I can make judgments about the past or the way things are now, but the future is beyond all of us. When it comes to economics, that is doubly true, for men that spend their entire careers in the discipline did not see the housing bubble coming (The Austrian School did though…).…

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