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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORALITY AND THE LAW — PART 1

  What Does I Mean To Live In A Secularized State? After I posted A CONSEQUENCE OF PERVERTED LEADERSHIP (a post on the legalization of same-sex “marriage”), scout defended the legalization of same-sex “marriage.”  Part of his argument involves the following idea. I advocate trusting … Continue reading

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PERSEVERING FOR THE BEST IDEAS

It has become one of my favorite quotes, but that is not because it is easy. Be egalitarian regarding persons. Be elitist regarding ideas. – Peter Kreeft of Boston College (from here) The statement is simple, but the implementation is not. … Continue reading

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WHEN “TOLERANCE” IS BASED UPON LIES, WHAT IS VIRTUOUS ABOUT IT?

Diversity can be a good thing, but diversity for its own sake is dumb. For example, because our society contains people with a variety of skills and expertise, we can each specialize in what we do well and on the whole … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT OF LAWS => PATRIOTISM AS A VIRTUE: JULY 4, 2014

What is the 4th of July? That is a day when many Americans enjoy a summer holiday picnicking and watching fireworks. Should it be something more? We live in an era when America appears to be in a state of rapid … Continue reading

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A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF HEAVEN AND HELL

I have too many favorite blogs and too little time.  So I end up visiting my favorite blogs about the same way as a tumbleweed plans its itinerary, and I just hope there is a good blog post up. aurorawatcherak … Continue reading

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