Tag Archives: human-rights

COULD YOU RUN A LAP FOR ME? — PART 3

Here we continue the telling of the story of Petrus and Rona. COULD YOU RUN A LAP FOR ME? — PART 1 COULD YOU RUN A LAP FOR ME? — PART 2 AS TOLD BY THE KING’S CHIEF GUARD TO HIS GRANDSON … Continue reading

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THE TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY (Posted 3rd Time)

Reason for latest repost:  This comment: mastersamwisesays: July 23, 2015 at 7:34 pm You would rely on the charity of a people that Alexis De Tocqueville described as practicing “self interest rightly understood?” It is an inescapable aspect of human … Continue reading

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SOME RANDOM THOUGHTS — a reblog

When I wrote WORSHIP OF THE GOD OF STUFF — A reblog, I got an interesting comment that inspired this reblog. It reminded me that some smart people who really should know better cannot figure out the difference between the government dole … Continue reading

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MUST THERE BE CHOICE BETWEEN GOD AND GOVERNMENT? — PART 2

In MUST THERE BE CHOICE BETWEEN GOD AND GOVERNMENT? — PART 1, I promised to provide my answer to the subject question. Before I do, however, I would like to thank those who offered their thoughts in the comments following that last post. … Continue reading

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OF TWISTED WORDS => SOCIAL CONTRACT

When I visited Wikipedia to see what they had to say about the expression “Social contract,” I discovered that the denizens there don’t seem too happy with their own article. Perhaps that is because the article makes it clear that the expression … Continue reading

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