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Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it. -- Woodrow Wilson, speech at New York Press Club (9 September 1912), in The papers of Woodrow Wilson, 25:124 (from here)
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In DO YOU THINK MIGHT MAKE RIGHT? — PART 1, I explained the reason for this little series of posts. My objective is to give a personal witness and explain why I choose to talk about the application of Christian theology … Continue reading
Here of late I have been reading The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren. It is an excellent book, and I would like to share here one of the things I learned from it. When we witness for Christ Jesus, … Continue reading
When Does Government Become God? Setting The Context When does government become God? Without intending to do so, I believe Abraham Lincoln and Senator Stephen Douglas debated that issue during the Lincoln – Douglas Debates in 1858. That is because … Continue reading
In A DISCUSSION OF THE “VIRTUE OF SELFISHNESS” BY AYN RAND — PART 1, we considered the first chapter of THE VIRTUE OF SELFISHNESS: A New Concept of Egoism by Ayn Rand. In part 2 we will review Chapter 2: Mental … Continue reading
taylormweaver has written a couple of posts devoted to the concept of Christian justice. ‘s posts do not necessarily provide us conclusions (tell us what to do), but they do carefully frame the problem. After reading ‘s posts, we better understand the questions. What are the ethics of … Continue reading