The Seven Blunders of the World

The Seven Blunders of the World is a list that Mahatma Gandhi gave to his grandson Arun Gandhi, written on a piece of paper, on their final day together, not too long before his assassination. The seven blunders are: Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Knowledge without character Commerce without morality Science without humanity Worship…

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Your [Bi-? Tri-?] Weekly Small Government/ PSA

Mostly from my favorite three dudes, in order from favorite to almost favorite… Milton Friedman on free market exchange:Still got a man crush. Tom Sowell on judicial activism and the problems it poses:Agreed. Brennan, Marshall, and Warren (and Douglas also) have been responsible for massive socioeconomic and criminal problems in this country due to this…

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"Science Works. Religion Doesn’t."

Mark Shea (almost) always gets it right. This time, about the blanket rhetoric you may have heard about “the incompetency of religion.”: A correspondent of mine, all agog for the New Atheism, spouted the hackneyed slogan “Science Works. Religion Doesn’t” some time back, along with the claim that “all religions claim exclusive possession of the truth”.…

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+ It is claimed that arguments against Christianity arise from doubt. This is a complete misunderstanding. The arguments against Christianity arise out of rebellion, out of a reluctance to obey. The battle against objections is but shadow-boxing, because it is intellectual combat with doubt instead of ethical combat against mutiny. – Kierkegaard Copyrighted under Creative…

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