Tag: self-interest

Theology

On Rand and Altruism: A Defense of Christian Self-Interest

Ayn Rand, the founder and sole source of the philosophy called Objectivism, taught an ethical system based on the principle of “rational self-interest” – defined as aiming at the fulfillment of one’s own highest values.

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Economics

The System Built on Greed

Guest post by C. Jay Engel of the Reformed Libertarian. The anti-free market proclamations from the left (and even sometimes …

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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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Libertarianism

Don’t Tread On Who?

Critics of libertarianism often charge that it is a “selfish ideology,” or that any explanation of self-interest is just a …

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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

Politicians are self-interested too (and probably more than you are)

This entry is part 21 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Economics

Economic Theory, Self-Interest, and the Bible

This entry is part 20 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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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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President's Blog

Squirrels and Spontaneous Order

If I were designing a world, and I had a moment of sheer genius and came upon the idea of …

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Media

Atlas Shrugged: The Official LCC Movie Review

I read Atlas Shrugged about three years ago. There is nothing in the movie not in the book, and the …

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Economics

The Nobility of the Bourgeoisie

By Edmund Opitz If the man from Mars were to ask any one of us to point out the business …

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