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The True Foundation of Liberty

The True Foundation of Liberty

“Only a Sith deals in absolutes” —Obi-Wan Kenobi Freedom and Nature Discussions about liberty have to begin with definitions and of course, include reference points.  After all, no one is free to do anything and everything that they want to ...

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Christmas and Revolutions

Christmas and Revolutions

Godly men are not revolutionists: the Lord’s way is regeneration, not revolution. —Rousas J. Rushdoony Philosophy of the Christian Curriculum Herod and the Magi Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, ...

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The Real Root of Slavery: A Short Advent Meditation

The Real Root of Slavery: A Short Advent Meditation

Want. Take. Have. —Faith, “Bad Girls,” Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1999) Come, thou long expected Jesus / Born to set Thy people free. — Charles Wesley, “Hymns for the Nativity of Our Lord (1744) But what’s the real problem no ...

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The Economics Of The Fall

The Economics Of The Fall

As you can see, the fact of man’s evil nature bears on both the positive and normative aspects of economics.   —Tom Rose, Economics:  Principles and Policy (1996) If we discard the law, we are left to wander aimlessly, with ...

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The Pilgrim ‘Survival Secret’

The Pilgrim ‘Survival Secret’

One of the things I admire most about the Pilgrims is that they really were a thankful people. We all know the story of the first Thanksgiving … or do we? The Thanksgiving Americans are celebrating today provides but a ...

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The Author of Liberty

The Author of Liberty

Our fathers’ God, to Thee, Author of liberty, to Thee we sing. —Samuel Francis Smith, “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” (1831)  Liberty consists in the freedom to do everything which injures no one else. . . . —The Declaration of ...

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The Best Way To Teach Our Children About Freedom

The Best Way To Teach Our Children About Freedom

There are a variety of definitions of freedom. Most often people confuse freedom with license, or more particularly licentiousness. They assume that their personal wants and desires can be pursued without boundary or at least as long as they are ...

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The Myth Of Neutrality

The Myth Of Neutrality

The plea for Christians to surrender to neutrality in their thinking is not an uncommon one.  —Greg Bahnsen, Always Ready (1996)  Man neither is nor can be “objective” and “impartial.”  All his thinking is from some fundamental starting point or ...

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