We have written about the transformation of Singapore from a poor, densely populated city-state to one of the most beautiful, prosperous cities in the world in half a century. It is truly a city in a garden. The story of Chicago, Illinois has some parallels. The Great Chicago Fire raged
Darrow tells of sitting on a plane years ago next to an executive of a leading European electric company. In their conversation the gentleman related some of the firm’s history. For years, they had asked three questions of any proposed product. If they couldn’t answer all three in the affirmative,
This is post 9 of 18 in the series “classics” Not Every Story is Based in Reality How Homosexuality Became Normal in the West How Evolutionists Explain Poverty Lies Enslave, Truth Transforms Human Evil, Cosmic Consequences NURTURING: The Wonder of Being There Personal God, Personal Creation The Implications of Moral
In part one we wrote about Jesus’ parable of the vineyard to show that God invested his creation with metaphysical capital. In this post we will elaborate on another kind of capital, moral capital. Michael Novak, the economist and economic philosopher, describes the need for a moral ecology, a systemic
A Christian farmer—Chris, and an atheist farmer—Carl, were neighbors. They both worked long days, but on Sunday Chris went to church and did no work in the field. Carl worked most Sundays, especially when the weather threatened. In the spring he plowed on Sunday if Monday’s forecast called for rain.