When people have the ability to exercise their right to self-ownership they can acquire goods honestly by “mixing their labor” with what ever they want to get. If a person worked for someone and got paid for working, that person would now have money that he “mixed his labor” with. Then that person could buy land that… Continue reading Leave My Property Alone!
Is there a difference between state-subsidized churches and state-subsidized schools? If the government subsidized churches most would say that is wrong. When a church is subsidized it makes people pay for a religion they might not believe in. If the government subsidizes the churches it can tell the churches what they can or cannot say.… Continue reading Decreasing Morality
On January 6, 1941 Franklin D. Roosevelt gave a speech, and in that speech he outlined four freedoms that everyone in the world should have. The freedom of speech, the freedom of worship, the freedom from want and the freedom from fear. The first two freedoms are among the God given rights mentioned in the… Continue reading True Freedoms
Among the multitude of problems the welfare state generates is that it causes a decline in personal responsibility. The way it accomplishes this is in two ways. First of all if a hard working person is taxed over and over again so that the welfare state will be supported, he will feel less motivated to work. Anyone who works… Continue reading The Erosion Of Personal Responsibility
Is the state the source of the human rights of life, liberty, and property (the pursuit of happiness)? Definitely not. God is the only source from which these rights come from. No human can create life or any other right. Thus, since the state does not create the human rights, it is not the source of… Continue reading The True Giver Of Human Rights
When a criminal commits a crime he is usually sent to prison to make him pay his debt to society. But in prison he will not pay any debt to anyone. The criminals are sent to prison where they will receive free room & board and medical care, and while they are there, they learn more… Continue reading Restitution, Or The Prison?
Some people want price controls, but say that it should be done without controlling others. The thought may be nice, but can it really work? Let’s look at an example. Someone wants to buy an item from a store. He sees the price and thinks that it is above his price range. He then goes to… Continue reading Controls That Have Devastating Effects
The issue of who should have the authority to set prices, the free market or the state, is very important. If the government starts declaring what the prices should be, then both the customer and the businessman is at a loss. Who would better know the wants and needs of the customers? Some politician in Washington or the local businessman? When… Continue reading The Free Market Leads to Flourishing Economy
“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have.”- Thomas Jefferson Oftentimes you will hear people say “We need the government to supply social security to feed the poor” or “The government should provide free rural transportation”, and so on. This idea is… Continue reading A Lesson From Thomas Jefferson
Something you might like to read. I really enjoyed it. By Dr. Gary North Jail and School.