So true. Please read! Is America the Last, Best Hope of the World? By Norman Horn
Right on the money.
Here’s the email I received last week. I was saving it for today, as I’ll be speaking at a homeschool conference tomorrow:
*The subject line of this email was: “Not all public school teachers are the devil.”*
I’ve been a pretty decent fan of some of your writings, and while I don’t always agree I find that you sometimes have an entertaining way of presenting your opinion. Anyway, all due respect, I find myself having a hard time continuing to follow you now that I’ve gone back and read through your views on education.
It doesn’t so much bother me that you seem to be PROUD of your lack of a college education. You seem to be of the lucky few smart enough to get away with having no real education to speak of (congratulations). What I can’t reconcile myself with is your vitriol and hatred for public…
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This is pretty much what I think whenever a Socialist responds to my simple questions with “not everything is about money”.
I think I’m beginning to understand part of the reason that some people lack an understanding of economics. Some people just cannot get past the logic and reasoning that comprise economic principles. This leads to frustration, dismissal, and a general “we’re getting nowhere” in conversation.
While on a message board, I found myself in a debate about “Economics 101.” My opponent believed that the economic world does not operate on the principles of basic economics. I asked about the validity of the laws of demand and decreasing marginal utility. According to this person, they only worked in theory, but not in practice. When challenged to come up with an example of either of these two concepts being incorrect, he replied:
Sure. The core of the law of demand. The law of demand states, in essence, “if all else is equal, the more the price rises, the lower the demand, and…
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Can’t. Stop. Laughing.
On Friday, my wife and I had a very rare date night.
Naturally, we decided to spend it being pummeled by the blaring condescension of the most insipid, absurd, unimaginative, clumsily contrived piece of anti-Christian filmmaking to come along since, well, probably just last week.
In fact, if I learned anything from Noah, it’s this: despite popular perception, you can often judge a book by its cover. Also, giant deformed rock monsters make for awkward supporting characters.
We’ll meditate on that second item in a moment, but it’s the first point that should be especially emphasized.
Christians: you’ll hear people insist that you can’t criticize the movie until you’ve seen it. Noticeably, the loudest voices in this camp are the ones who will (rather coincidentally, I’m sure) profit immensely if you meet their challenge.
You can hate this film without watching it, for the same reason…
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