The Death of Science: Part One, Natural Law — Michael Findley

The concept of “Natural Law” is older than civilization. Classical Greece gave us the foundation of science and method of gaining knowledge we call natural law. They had two very different views of Natural Law, which we attribute to Plato and Aristotle. Though Plato never used the exact words natural law, his Republic is filled … Continue reading The Death of Science: Part One, Natural Law — Michael Findley

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"Never Let Schooling Interfere With Your Education," by Grant Allen and popularized by Mark Twain. "One year in Italy with their eyes open would be worth more than three at Oxford." "What a misfortune it is that we should thus be compelled to let our boys' schooling interfere with their education!" In the early days … Continue reading Information, Please?

The Republic of Plato: A Review

About a month ago I read that a classical education indoctrinates a student into Socialism. If The Republic of Plato is held up as the goal of classical education then that is certainly true. Plato's completely man-centered "ideal society" could very well be the government of the Anti-Christ. With the idea that you keep your … Continue reading The Republic of Plato: A Review

Preface to Antidisestablishmentarianism

The most religious people on earth are those who claim not to have any religion. Dogmatic, intolerant, and bigoted, they refuse to allow anyone to so much as speak their opposition. Yet these same people demand political power and tax support. The mildest opposition, such as the mere mention of Intelligent Design (not God), has … Continue reading Preface to Antidisestablishmentarianism