The story of Adam and Eve directly challenges the current conviction that reason is an infallible mechanism for the advancement of civilization.
But before we get to that, the first question to address is whether the story of Adam and Eve refers to two particular individuals, or is a generic reference to the first of […]
A specter, to paraphrase the opening line of The Communist Manifesto, is haunting America. That specter is the economics profession itself.
Economics has become immersed in arcane modeling. Modeling does not really […]
Americans have a deep ambivalence about the role of First Lady.
In a 1992 segment of Nightline correspondent Jackie Judd observed,
In the book “Stonewalled”, Sharyl Attkisson shows the answer is “yes”.
Myself, I had thought that the Fast and Furious scheme was simply an effort to trace how guns get to Mexican […]
Early man was like a house wired for light, but for a long time was in darkness; then a switch was thrown, and the house was full of light.
Humans became conscious beings; conscious of their own existence, their own mortality, and their own actions.
That sums up Chapter 2 of Genesis, which goes back […]
Day Six is an account of the ‘programming’ of human DNA to form the neurological structures in the brain that give us the ability to distinguish between right and wrong.
It explains why the human brain has three distinct faculties – morality, reason and instinct. The interaction between these neurological faculties is what accounts for […]
If there is one thing that many American citizens are missing today, it is a appreciation for the constitution. Not just as a document, but as something greater that was created for a specific purpose. What is […]
The king is dead…long live the king
Killing a king is serious business – even the most dedicated to their cause must undoubtedly feel a moment of trepidation before the deed is done […]
Most people today have heard of S. Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-fil-A, due to the company’s high-profile conflicts over its Christian values, but there was an original chicken billionaire whose chickens are […]
Inspired by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s account of a Soviet labor camp revolt in Gulag Archipelago, Volume III, the story of FORTY DAYS AT KAMAS follows political prisoners and security officials at a corrective labor camp in Kamas, Utah, where inmates seize […]
Day Five introduces instinct and reason to the universe, and thus establishes the basis for what will become evil, or sin, and eventually the entire concept of crime.
On a reading of Day Five, that may seem like a rather peculiar conclusion to draw, but I would urge the reader to bear with me. It […]
Day Four of Genesis gives us the second fundamental principle of morality, the principle that is the foundation of justice – equality under the law.
Day Four begins by confirming that the process of transforming the quantum universe into the Classical universe was complete. And according to Genesis, central to the process was the observation […]
Most of us have probably been pretty happy about the relatively low gas prices we’ve been enjoying since late last year. Not surprisingly, however, environmentalists driving to the latest Keystone pipeline […]
During the recent Summit on Violent Extremism held in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama said that the U.S. battle against “violent extremism” doesn’t mean it’s a war on the Islamic world and using the words […]
Now there are those who will scoff at the very mention of the word sin. But scoffing at sin is the same thing as scoffing at crime.
That is because crime is simply a human interpretation of sin. Crime has its origin in sin.
Judicial systems are an expression of our subconscious knowledge of right […]
It is a historical reality that successful societies, nations and the like eventually reach a point of maturity, and then proceed to transition into something else, burn out, or become the victims of conquest. It is this […]
By the end of Day Two, the material in the universe had not changed from the beginning of Day Two. The universe was still composed of hydrogen, helium and traces of beryllium and lithium. And there were photons of light.
The only thing that had changed was the concentration of the material in certain places […]
The key to understanding the account of Day Two in Genesis is the word in verse 6 that has been translated as “the firmament.”
Again, for ease of reference, here is the full account of Day Two. References are to the King James Version.
And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst […]
It is amusing to say the least to read Hillary’s book Hard Choices. She must have thought she could be like Obama and write a book for blacks and get the black vote. Hillary thought […]
Co-founder of the men’s movement, former enfant terrible of American philosophers, bestselling author and trapeze artist: at age 83 Sam Keen is adding another layer to his already impressive resume: written with his son Gifford, Prodigal Father Wayward Son, is the definitive roadmap to reconciliation between fathers and sons. Intellectual Conservative has an exclusive […]
James Grant, in his new book The Forgotten Depression, makes a strong case for applying a prime directive of the Hippocratic Oath — “First, do no harm” — to economic policy. We today find ourselves beset by economic stagnation, racial strife, political bitterness, infectious diseases, […]
In a dark room one must lift an oil lamp as high as possible to get the greatest use from the light. Similarly, to reason clearly one must start with a law or […]