Big Brother is a fictional character and symbol in George Orwell’s dystopian 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.(see Big Brother (Nineteen Eighty-Four)) In Part 1 of this series, Examples of “The Wrong Side of History,“ we considered how some people use the phrase, "the wrong side of history." In Part 2, The Origin, Meaning, and The Ambiguity of The Phrase:... Continue Reading →
LAWLESSNESS — PART 2
Reading and obeying the law by Library of Congress is licensed under CC-CC0 1.0 In LAWLESSNESS — PART 1, we considered what distinguishes a Lawless society from a Lawful society. We made the observation a lawless society looks like a totalitarian state, whereas a lawful society seeks to protect the people's God-given rights to life, liberty,... Continue Reading →
WHY ARE WE GIVING UP WITHOUT A STRUGGLE?
Many Americans grew up with the idea that America was the world's last best hope. There is, unfortunately, a problem that comes with having such a grandiose vision of our country. Once we have convinced ourselves that we are such an important influence in the world it is not that difficult to convince ourselves that... Continue Reading →
WHY IS INFLATION A TAX? — PART 6
Home Finance - What Budgeting Looks LikePhoto by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com Here is the final post in this series. Part 1: Introduction Part 2: How Much Money Do Our Leaders Want To Spend? Part 3: What Additional Factors Can Produce Inflation? Part 4: What Is Wrong With Price Controls? Part 5: Why Is Inflation A... Continue Reading →