I’ve been reading Lew Rockwell’s Fascism Versus Capitalism, which is an excellent collection of essays that he has written over the past several years. While presenting the economic thought of scholars during the Late Scholastic period – which Rockwell rightly portrays as a precursor to the Austrian method developed during the 19th century – he highlights something that hit me like a ton of bricks. 1,314 more words
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Today marks our first day that we delve into a basic rundown of René Girard’s Mimetic Theory. Some of it will sound a little theoretical, but by the end (within the next three or four weeks) I am hoping to show how these parts all tie together and why I think the theory is so important. 653 more words
There are rules in the political world. Rules of honor and shame. Rules of respect.
We respect the office that people hold. Even if they are not our candidate, we may address them with their title, and allow them to do the specific role they were elected to do. 679 more words