While Antifa and Black Lives Matter rage against America, and overpaid NFL players show their contempt for the national anthem, ordinary citizens are displaying the Good Samaritan culture of America. They are stepping up to serve their neighbors, friends, and strangers devastated by recent disasters and atrocities. Within 30 days,
This is post 7 of 7 in the series “7 key virtues” Self-control —more accurately, the utter lack of self-control—was featured in Scott Allen’s recent post, “The Tyranny of Feelings.” Scott pointed his readers to the story and video of the so-called “Shrieking Girl.” That’s a recently acquired moniker for a
This is post 6 of 7 in the series “7 key virtues” At one time, in the West, virtue (moral goodness) was valued for its own sake. Sadly, that clarity has faded. Now, we practice, not virtue so much as “virtue signalling”: the conspicuous display of a politically correct position
This is post 3 of 4 in the series “corruption” [from part 2] Corruption is not moral in one country and immoral in another. Corruption and stealing are harmful to people in any country. The creation mandate applies to every person in every country, as does the “love your neighbor”
This is post 5 of 5 in the series “colonial education” The first sphere of government in colonial America was the home. Home is where the foundation of character is laid and where self-government should first be learned and practiced. Man’s capacity to govern himself is in direct proportion to
This is post 4 of 4 in the series “intolerance of islam and atheism” Time for a kingdom offensive We’ve been writing about the intolerance of Islamism and atheism. In this last post in the series we will briefly treat the matter of an offensive engagement in this war. The
This is post 5 of 7 in the series “7 key virtues” Joy, for most of us, fluctuates with our circumstances. When things are going well, we’re happy. We have joy. But everyone has a bad day now and then. And some people live with seemingly impossible burdens and sorrows.