For years now, I have tried in vain to reach my fellow citizens: to explain to them how the things they claim to want and are demanding actually work against their own self-interests, as well as those of their fellow man. Sadly, I have found that too few care to listen, and of those few … Continue reading EDITORIAL: If One Cannot Reason with the Irrational, then What?
If you are in favor of gun control, I sincerely want to have a rational discussion with you. I have some questions that 'd like you to answer, but I want rational answers. By that, I mean I want reasonable answers; answers that will convince a rational person that your arguments are correct and your … Continue reading PUBLIC DEBATES: Why is Banning Guns Always the Only Acceptable Answer?
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Benjamin Franklin, comments as a member of the delegation to the Crown Most of us probably believe that this quote means something along the lines of: If you give up your rights for a promise you … Continue reading PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: Explaining Franklin’s Quote on Liberty and Safety
This is a post from a friend of mine. He owns The Rio Norte Line blog. While TRNL is more politically focused than I am, with this post, my friend is right in line with the theme of The Road to Concord. I urge you to give it a read...because he is correct! “What do … Continue reading The Five
One of the most common objections to the notion of Natural Law I have encountered is the complaint that, if one cannot see the enforcement or consequences of Natural Law then it must not exist. To put it another way: people see the consequences of breaking a human law, such as theft. You get caught, … Continue reading DEDUCTIVE vs INDUCTIVE NATURAL LAW
Before I comment, please read the following, and as you do, ask yourself about which country this was written: "As nations we have got[ten] fat and lazy. We possessed great Empires, earned for us by the sweat and blood of our ancestors, that we would not take sufficient care to defend... People have thought only … Continue reading NATURAL LAW IN HISTORY: Guess Which Country This Is?
With the 'Gay' Marriage ruling in the news, it is a good time to explain that, under Natural Law, we have a duty to every member of our society. It is inherent in the Social Contract. We know this Social Contract as the U.S. and State Constitutions. The problem for the majority of us today … Continue reading PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: We Have A Duty To Each Other To Restrain Our Desires