Month: June 2021

What Makes America Great?

Five decades after America gained independence, the French author Alexis de Tocqueville remarked on our nation’s exceptional character. Unlike other nations that were defined by ethnicity, geography, common heritage, social class, or hierarchal structures, America was a nation of immigrants…

The Inequality of Equality

The concept of “social justice” is  inextricably linked to the left’s version of “equality” and its inverse, income inequality.” Social Justice involves a judgement or punishment in order to equity or fairness for those who have allegedly been wronged. True justice,…

A Right Way and A Wrong Way

POSTED BY: JEFFREY LUDWIG  There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.   Proverbs 14:12 Traditionally an activity of female bondage and corruption is now being called by some an expression of female liberation.  This writer received an…

The Nature of Hatred

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.  Mark Twain Leftists don’t merely disagree with you. They don’t merely feel you are misguided.…

Who Pays the Wolf?

The wolf sings his virtue to the moon. If you listen, the wolf says his howls call forth the new moon each month. He boasts that it is his voice that brings us the days and the nights. It is…

It’s the Morality, Stupid

Everyone is scratching their heads trying to figure out what has gone wrong when disturbing stories break of more attacks by young men killing strangers at random. We are reeling as a nation in the wake of these mass shootings…

Man’s Mind Is Man’s Fate

The Tsar Bomba, the most powerful thermonuclear device ever detonated, with a force 3,800 times greater than the blast that leveled Hiroshima, was tested over the Severny Island on October 30, 1961, by the Soviet Union. Had it been dropped…

Why Do Good Men Do Nothing?

Why do good men do nothing in the face of evil, especially when evil aggressively invades their lives? The question has relevance to those who value the tradition of individual freedom; a tradition that includes not only freedom of speech,…

The Ability to Reason is Dead

The vaunted human capacity for reason may have more to do with winning arguments than with thinking straight. In “The Enigma of Reason” scientists Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber  attempted to make the point that reason is an evolved trait,…