The Invasion of the Wealth Snatchers

  “The history of the 20th century is full of examples of countries that set out to redistribute wealth and ended up redistributing poverty. The communist nations were a classic example, but by no means the only example.” – Thomas Sowell, economist ~~~ On the heels of a previous post, Resident Evil: Redistribution, I now…

License to…Look Out For Number One

Living in a Material World, Part Two Not long ago, while riding the commuter train home, I sat down on an upper row seat not far from a young Indian woman. Her head was covered so I believed her to be a devoutly religious person. On her lap was Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”. I wondered…

Aren’t You a Bit Solipsistic?

My last post “Aren’t You a Bit Epicurious?” acquainted you with the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus. I presented also several of his main theories, three of which in particular bring us to today’s post” Aren’t You a Bit Solipsistic?” Epicurus believed that you could learn everything you needed to know through your senses, a form…

Baron Muchausen & The Faith Based-Materialist Myth

At this point in time I do not know enough about what George Gilder believes about Intelligent Design (ID).  I don’t know his works well enough. Who is George Gilder?  He is a Senior Fellow and Program Advisor of Technology and Democracy at the Discovery Institute. I recently finished reading his “Knowledge & Power:  The Information…