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All Articles by Isaac Morehouse

War and Peace

The Things That Make For Peace

I am a man of peace; but when I speak, they are for war. – Psalm 120:7 As he approached …

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Economics

Billionaires in a Free Market

Someone else having a billion dollars does no harm to you. It very likely makes their life harder – not …

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Libertarianism

The Answer is Always Individualism

I just saw an article by venture capitalist Marc Andreessen called “It’s Time to Build.” I’m both encouraged and troubled …

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Culture

Practitioners are the Real Innovators

Credentialed Experts are not at the forefront of innovation and discovery, driving truth forward.  Their job is to tell a …

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Culture

My Kid Learned More from Mario Maker than I Did from a Marketing Major

I’m not kidding.  I just watched my kid grasp basic marketing truths that took me years in the professional world …

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Economics

Forget the Data, College is a Religion

Imagine a town.  Maybe an early New England village. There is a dominant belief in this town that one must …

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Culture

Why I’m Bullish on the Future of Capitalism

Why am I not worried that some group of people or the entire world are ‘moving towards socialism’? Because I …

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Libertarianism

Christianity and Self-Ownership

Is the libertarian idea of self-ownership contrary to the authority of God? Not all libertarians believe in self-ownership Before discussing …

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Economics

Curiosity is Better Than Knowledge

If I could choose to be the most knowledgeable person in the world or the most curious, I’d choose the …

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Economics

We Will Never Live in a Post-Scarcity World

“Post-scarcity”, “Post-economic”, and “Post-capitalist” are meant to convey a fundamental shift in the principles of human action, wrought by technological …

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Politics

If You Did Vote, Don’t Complain

Sometimes people say, “If you didn’t vote, don’t complain.”  Nonsense.  Everyone can complain.  Complaining about pompous politicians and oppressive regulations doesn’t …

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Libertarianism

A Better Way: Praxis

“By their fruits you will recognize them.” – Jesus Not what you say, or who you like, or how you …

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Culture

Abortion and the Idolatry of Law

After Roe v. Wade, something amazing happened.  New organizations, care centers, adoption services, and support networks for pregnant mothers popped …

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Economics

Private Charity Isn’t Enough

Originally posted at the Values & Capitalism Blog. “The idea that churches can tackle national poverty, take care of those …

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Politics

Why Government Fails – Public Choice for Everyone

There are innumerable arguments about the legitimacy and morality of government and its proper scope, all of which are worth …

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Theology

Religion as a Firm

Any time individuals wish to exchange with one another there are transaction costs. The cost of travelling to the location …

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Politics

The Law is Written on Our Hearts

Cross-posted at the Values & Capitalism Project A great many people believe that changing the law is the solution to …

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Culture

What’s Wrong with Social Justice?

What does “social justice” mean?  To the extent that it is about justice  – outputs being aligned with inputs; effect …

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Culture

Equality, Envy and Idolatry

My latest post over at the Common Sense Concept: The poor in the US are doing very well compared to …

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Christian Worldview

Reconciling Rand and Jesus

There have been a number of articles lately about the apparent contradictions among small-government supporters who claim Ayn Rand as …

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Economics

Private Charity Isn’t Enough

“The idea that churches can tackle national poverty, take care of those who are ill, and rebuild communities after natural …

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President's Blog

Burqa Bans and True European Values

Here’s a letter I had published in the Washington Post about 1 year ago: French President Nicolas Sarkozy claims that …

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Economics

Moral Busybodies

This is a post originally written for the Prometheus blog, but it no longer appears there so I thought I’d …

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Christian Worldview

Sinful Behavior, Government Force, and the Church

A post I wrote about two years ago for the Western Standard: —- My wife and I were visiting a …

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Culture

Bad Arguments Against Immigration

This was originally posted on the Shotgun Blog —- The Economic Argument Arguments against immigration on economic grounds basically boil …

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