Ultimately, society is not comprised of better bureaucracies, but better people. People cannot grow when a system is used to replace their own cognitive and emotional responsibilities. Continue reading Overprotective Government Is Bad
Our nation’s defining characteristic is rebellion. We don’t take kindly to people “in power” telling us how to live our … Continue reading The American Need to Fight
If you judged success by how you compared to others, you’d always find someone else who has done what you love better and/or bigger than you. But why should their success dictate whether or not you have success, too? Continue reading The Key to Happiness is a Smaller Perspective on the World
Remember that every law requires VIOLENCE to enforce. The more laws you create “for a better world,” the more likely this new world will use police to use violence against people for living their natural lives. Continue reading There is No Love in Law, Only Violence
“I just want my kid to have everything I didn’t have.” While progress comes in many forms, not all forms … Continue reading Don’t Give Kids What You Didn’t Have Without Giving Them What You Did
We’re headed for the greatest division we’ve experienced since the Civil War, and States’ rights and the slave’s right to be free were far better political motivations than this chattel we fight over today. All of this stems from a false hope in pretty bureaucrats who promise to do for the people what the people ought be doing for themselves — educating our own children, helping the poor, caring for the widows and needy, paying for our own streets and managing our own policing and civil defense. Continue reading A Political Lesson from Boy Scouts
Upon what rock, then, do we stand in defense of Confederate generals and their statues? Yes, history is important, and we do not want to forget the good lessons learned from the Civil War. But what love are we showing by fighting for that preservation? And how does that fight support spreading the love of Christ to a world desperate for it?
Love is more important than Southern history. If loving black America requires the tearing down of Confederate statues, then tear them down. If offering disenfranchised groups the peace of walking down the street without visual reminders of our nation’s sin of slavery, then take them down. Continue reading Southern Believers Are Called Higher than Confederate Roots