Tag: ethics

Libertarianism

Is Catholicism anti-Libertarian?

My good friend Daniel Coleman, who is Catholic and a libertarian, had an interesting email exchange with Dr. Tom Woods …

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News

What is the point of private property if you cannot use it?

An interesting example of confusion about private property came up this past week. I formerly lived in St. Louis, and …

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Appearances

Podcast: War, Foreign Policy, and the Church (Part 1)

As promised, the weekly podcast is here! In this selection from Christianity and War by Laurence Vance, we cover a …

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Politics

It’s Tax Day 2010, have you paid your fee to live?

Today is Thursday April 15th, 2010, and today your tax return is due. Last year I wrote a 10 article series leading up to April 15 called “10 Things I Hate About Taxes,” so here are some links back to those articles with brief quotes.

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History

Conscience on the Battlefield

Originally authored by Leonard Read, the following dialogue is imagined to have taken place while dying on a battlefield near …

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Theology

The Abrahamic Legacy: The Jewish Ideal of Freedom

A thought-provoking article about historical Judaism being connected to liberty appeared on LewRockwell.com yesterday, and I think it is well …

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History

Communism Kills

This entry is part 1 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

Communism is the vision of an egalitarian society with common ownership of property. Karl Marx, the father of communism, stated that the prevailing capitalist environment is responsible for class struggle and inequality among people. He believed that people’s lives are determined by their economic environment and in order to achieve the communist utopia, that environment has to be changed. For this change to occur, the working class (proletariat) must overthrow the existing regime, dismantle all capitalist institutions, and eliminate the possibility of a counterrevolution by the merchant class (bourgeoisie).

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History

Defending Freedom and the Free Society

By Edmund Opitz. Countless generations of men have lived in unfree societies, but many men dreamed of freedom and hoped …

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Economics

Ethics and Business

Business and the businessman have had a bad press, almost uniformly. Do you remember the television show whose hero was a businessman? The show that portrayed this businessman as a person of integrity and vision, who labored long hours to produce a product that supplied a genuine need, which he marketed at prices people could afford? Who treated his employees with generosity and consideration, and his customers with unfailing courtesy? Who was a devoted family man, active in civic affairs, and a churchman?

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Theology

Can Christians Be Libertarians?

If a stranger told you he’s an evangelical Christian who believes homosexuality is a sin and that the Holy Bible is the inerrant word of God, which political label would you ascribe to him? Odds are good you’d assume he’s a conservative, because, well, those seem like the calling cards of a right-winger…

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War and Peace

Why Christians Should Renounce Torture

This guest post is by LCC reader Jonathan Boatwright. Thank you for your submission, Jonathan! The views expressed in any …

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Economics

10 Things I Hate About Taxes: The Full Series

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Ten Things I Hate About Taxes

Ah taxation, how we despise thee. You make some richer, but most poorer. You daily remind us that we live …

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Christian Worldview

New Year’s Resolutions for a Libertarian and a Christian

In March of 2006, the freedom movement lost one of its great advocates – Harry Browne. He was the Libertarian …

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Book Reviews

“Myths America Lives By” Book Review

A review of Richard Hughes’s book Myths America Lives By. Richard Hughes’s seminal book can be roughly described as exploding …

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Christian Worldview

New Testament Theology of the State: Romans 13, Give Unto Caesar, and Other Bible Verses about Government

New Testament Theology of the State This paper was originally published on LewRockwell.com in September 2007 entitled, New Testament Theology …

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