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History and Political Correctness

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By: Samuel Waen Jensen I just finished reading Will and Ariel Durant’s “The Lessons Of History.” The Durants were brilliant. I thought I would share just a couple of nuggets that I gleaned from it as they pertain to our current fervor for political correctness. On Race: “History is color blind, and can develop a civilization (in any favorable environment)…

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The Moral Middle: The Redistribution of Wealth

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In “The Lessons of History” by Will and Ariel Durant; the authors point out that the concentration of wealth in just a few powerful individuals is natural and occurs in almost all democratic societies.  In a free society, since people are not really equal, those with better talents rise to the top and over time they form a small group which…

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Of Creation and Science

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In my early adulthood I found myself enrolled in a religious college and majoring in Geology. This experience started a life long interest and reflection on how this earth was created (yes, I do believe it was created) and how the concept of creation and my geology textbook can augment one another. Geology has increased my understanding and belief in…

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A Gun Proposal by Samuel Waen Jensen

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I keep returning to an article on gun ownership in the USA written by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry. If you are in anyway involved in the debate, this is a must read. (Read it here.) This article is by far the best synopsis of the issue that I have run across. Pascal, in his article discusses Switzerland and accredits their training as a…

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