Monthly Archives: August 2018

Exploring The False Dilemma Between Jefferson And Hamilton, Or The Farmer And The Entrepreneur Should Be Friends

From time to time I like to examine professions that one would not automatically think of as being similar and their relationships [1].  At other times I examine some of the larger repercussions of the politics of the American founding … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Natural Science

A Student’s Guide To Natural Science, by Stephen M. Barr Admittedly, this book did not do a very good job at appealing to me when it comes to natural science.  Even so, the fact that the author spends a lot … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Economics

A Student’s Guide To Economics, by Paul Heyne I found this book to be greatly enjoyable to read, and I feel so charitably towards it that I will not even ding the book too harshly for having an afterword by … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Political Philosophy

A Student’s Guide To Political Philosophy, by Harvey C. Mansfield I must admit that I have always been deeply interested in the subject of political philosophy, as soon as I became aware of it [1].  This book is probably not … Continue reading

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The Devil Inside

Over the past few weeks, I have read far more about and from Graham Greene than I had previously thought possible [1].  To be sure, I have known about him as a writer for some time, reading Our Man In … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Forgotten Church

The Forgotten Church:  Why Rural Ministry Matters For Every Church In America, by Glenn Daman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I get the feeling that I would … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Character Of The Church

The Character Of The Church:  The Marks Of God’s Obedient People, by Joe Thorn [This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For a variety of reasons I find myself deeply … Continue reading

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Bullies You Will Have With You Always

Earlier today my twitter feed exploded with hand-wringing and outrage about the death of a fourth grader who had come out as gay and after four days of bullying committed suicide.  Predictably, a great many people bemoaned the fact that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Global Soul

The Global Soul:  Jetlag, Shopping Malls, And The Search For Home, by Pico Iyer The more I read from Pico Iyer, the less I like him as an author.  This book helps explain why.  The author and I are rarely … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Man Within My Head

The Man Within My Head, by Pico Iyer I must admit I likely would not have read this book or any book by Pico Iyer were it not for a recommendation I had received from a friend (and former instructor, … Continue reading

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