Tag Archives: liberty

SILENCING THE LAMBS

I have never been a big fan of horror movies. So I never bothered see The Silence of the Lambs (film). Nevertheless, because the film’s makers advertised and talked up their film, it became popular. So I heard a little … Continue reading

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DO LIBERAL DEMOCRATS REALLY THINK THEY ARE TOLERANT?

When Liberal Democrats tout diversity, we get lots of pictures of people who look different. What we don’t get is a picture of bunch of people with different ideas. Perhaps that is why Liberal Democrats can handle the appearance of … 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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