In Pursuit of Virtue – End of the World Edition

Is it a sin to go to confession in anticipation of the pagan end of the world on the 21st? Time for some soul-searching on the issues, as usual… Judge Bork died this morning, and may he rest in peace. Bork was a Catholic as of 2003, after leading a very distinguished life as a…

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+ My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy (philosophically understood, meaning the abolition of control not whiskered men with bombs)—or to ‘unconstitutional’ Monarchy. I would arrest anybody who uses the word State (in any sense other than the inanimate real of England and its inhabitants, a thing that has neither power, rights nor…

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Guns

As I usually do, I will let others speak for me, now on the topic of gun ownership after last week’s tragedy. No comment, other than the following: A comment on Reddit I found to be useful: Let’s review what we know: There are many countries with high gun ownership per capita, with far less…

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Exhausting Our Reserve Fund

Previously excerpted on EPJ (check it lots!), Mises on raising taxes on the wealthy: The idea underlying all interventionist policies is that the higher income and wealth of the more affluent part of the population is a fund which can be freely used for the improvement of the conditions of the less prosperous. The essence…

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