Entries for July 2014

The last post started to question the basis expressed by collectivists for resolving problems like those we now face at our southern border.  This post broadens that discussion by looking at some of the claims made forming the basis for collectivism.  We’ll look at three areas:  (1) our purpose, and the some ideas that are derived from it, (2) incentives, and (3) economics.  These will not be exhaustive, but will examine some of the more fundamental arguments often put forth.  If the basic arguments are not supported, then none of the extensions relying on them are supported either.  A simple example from the Middle Ages and Renaissance will suffice to show that these three areas are all relevant – or should be in any meaningful discussion.

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Dan WolfMy goal is that my writing will help you to get started on your own journey of discovery, or help you along the way on a journey you may have already begun. Our Founders considered education, religion, morality, and virtue to be the cornerstones for any successful society. Being successful requires understanding both the languages of reason and faith; reason alone is insufficient.