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
"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?
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
"Secular Humanism: Religious Mythology" is lettered on my computer bag. So "What is Secular Humanism?" The quick, simple answer is that it is the religion of self-indulgence with no possible consequences for the way we live in any kind of life after death. Beginning somewhere around the Kennedy administration, Secular Humanists learned that if they … Continue reading Secular Humanism: America’s Establishment of Religion
Men's minds and thinking are getting shallower all the time, but it's wrong to blame that on the Internet. Many things are just as powerful as the Internet in changing our lives and our thought patterns. Rock music, television, video games and addiction (alcoholism) still play a greater role in "shallowing" the mind than the … Continue reading Book Review of The Shallows, What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, by Nicholas Carr
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