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WHY CHRISTIAN LIBERTARIANISM FAILS

Why Christian Libertarianism Fails Graphic

“All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful, but not all things edify. Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor” (I Corinthians 10:23-24, NASB).   Christian libertarianism fails for

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ON TORTURE

On Torture via Torture in the 16th Century

The New Oxford American Dictionary defines torture as: (1) “the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or to force them to do or say something, or for the pleasure of the person inflicting the

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POLITICAL APATHY: MIDTERM ELECTION RESULTS 2014

Political apathy via King Saul threatening David by Jusepe Leonardo

Political apathy: lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern about politics in general. Wikipedia defines it as “the indifference on the part of any citizen of any country with regard to their attitude towards political activities.” This is not an article

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THE CRUSADE AGAINST ISIS

The ISIS Flag

While reading the New York Times the other day, I came across a very disturbing advertisement written by the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights (click for greater clarity): Ironically, a faith-based organization is calling for a “just war”

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THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF PROGRESSIVISM

The Hidden Dangers of Progressivism_Cannabis Training University

The New Oxford American Dictionary defines progressive as “a person advocating or implementing social reform or new, liberal ideas.” I would define the dangers of progressivism as “the unrecognized, unseen, or deliberately concealed adverse consequences inflicted on the exact groups

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THE ARAB ISRAELI CONFLICT

The Arab Israeli Conflict Palestine 1020BC GA Smith 1915

In order to understand the Arab Israeli conflict, one must also consider the historical developments that have shaped the past and formed the conflict-laden present that we all live in. The official narrative for the creation of the State of

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ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

Illegal Immigrants

Recently, a “crisis” developed along the southern American border concerning illegal immigrants under the age of eighteen. In fact, since the start of 2014, more than ninety thousand minors have crossed over the border illegally, and this number represents a

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THE CONTRACEPTION MANDATE (PERILOUS HOBBIES II)

The Contraception Mandate by Bryancalabro 19 Feb 2012

At the end of last year, I wrote a post called “Perilous Hobbies,” wherein I detailed philosophical and ethical objections to a particular Obamacare mandate that demanded employers to pay for the contraception of their employees. The argument was based

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THE CASE AGAINST REPARATIONS

The Case Against Reparations

The case against reparations is simple: in the 21st century, they simply will not right the wrongs that have been committed. By now, you may or may not have read the article written by Ta-Nehisi Coates in the May 21st,

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THE FALLACY OF ANARCHY

The fallacy of anarchy.

Order is, in fact, a good thing. One would only need to consider the destructive, consumptive, and unpredictable nature of chaos to arrive at the same conclusion. However, in the political arena, order taken to an extreme, at the expense

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