A Brutal Pace of Life: The Fruit of Intemperance

Many people associate the virtue of temperance with the control of one’s appetite. A temperate person does not eat or drink in excess. This perception is undoubtedly true but temperance involves much more. Temperance involves … Continue reading

Praise for Return to Order — Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon USA (Ret.)

“This is a timely and important book as our nation faces one of the most critical challenges in its history. Overcoming the economic disaster America is facing cannot be solved simply through economic policy. Americans … Continue reading

How Mass Society Collectivizes

Prof. Richard Stivers explains the paradox of modern mass society that on the one hand seems highly individualistic and on the other hand strongly collectivistic. Already in the nineteenth century, the individual became disconnected from … Continue reading

The Real Subject Matter of Economics

Modern economics tends to reduce economic activity to formulae and equations. This is not the true subject matter of economics. Economic activities deal with human actions that are not predicable and thus cannot be reduced … Continue reading

The Problem of Hollow Elites

There are those who normally play a leadership role in society by representing the community. Such representative characters are those leaders who perceive the ideals, principles, and qualities that are desired and admired by a … Continue reading

Why Economics Is Not an Exact Science

There are those who try to ascribe to economics an exactitude that is only found in the exact or physical sciences. Such an effort is doomed to failure since it is based on human action … Continue reading

The Stability of Generations

When speaking of the traditional family, we must see it as more than just the sum of living members composed of a father, mother, and children. Throughout history, the family has always been understood to … Continue reading