History & Atheism, Revisited

Via The Delusional Atheist: Atheist historian Tim O’Neill on his fellow atheists and historical illiteracy: “We atheists and freethinkers regularly deride believers for their irrational thinking, lack of critical analysis and tendency to cling to ideas out of faith even when confronted by contrary evidence. Unfortunately, it’s a lot easier to talk about being rational,…

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Income Inequality & CEO Pay

Being Classically Liberal, on Facebook, posted this one: People like Robert Reich and Paul Krugman like to complain a lot about income inequality yet they are significantly more rich than the average american and also richer than the average CEO. Also, believe it or not the claim that the average CEO earns 300 times what…

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Ten Key Elements of Economics – Part I, Vol. II

Continuing the series I started last week, here are points six through ten in part one of the Ten Key Elements of Economics series: 6. The Four Sources of Income Growth are (a) Improvements in Worker Skills, (b) Capital Formation, (c) Technological Advancement, and (d) Better Economic Organization THE GOODS AND SERVICES THAT PROVIDE for…

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Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him. If you injure someone you dislike, you will find yourself disliking…

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