"What is actually the matter with the modern man is that he does not know even his own philosophy; but only his own phraseology." --G.K. Chesterton, The Common Man Recently I had the misfortune to read a rather annoying article on FEE (Foundation for Economic Education). It was titled "C. S. Lewis: Free-Market Advocate" by … Continue reading C.S. Lewis: Advocate for Capitalism?
It is really not so repulsive to see the poor asking for money as to see the rich asking for more money. And advertisement is the rich asking for more money. A man would be annoyed if he found himself in a mob of millionaires, all holding out their silk hats for a penny; or … Continue reading G.K. Chesterton on Advertising
“If we look carefully at the feudal centuries, we will discover in fact that the great majority of the population lived almost without needs and that the remainder felt only a small number of them. The land was enough for all needs. Subsistence was universal; comfort unheard of.” Alexis de Tocqueville, Memoir of Pauperism The … Continue reading Universal subsistence, though perhaps not universal comfort
This is an attempted critique of the episode of the Taylor Marshall Show where Taylor Marshall, Jay Richards, and Timothy Gordon critiqued Distributism. Find it here. Disclaimer: My discussion of Distributism is as I understand it. I’m still learning and so it may be something a bit different. So do you’re own research. Don’t be … Continue reading “Would that it twuh so simple.” A critique of Taylor Marshall’s critique of Distributism