Category Archives: Oppression Paradigm

Effective Gun Control

[Adaptation of post originally written on February 5, 2013] The President of the United States of America is proposing “common sense gun reforms.” First, I’ll note that a reform is a change, usually implying the improvement of something. If the … Continue reading

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Liberty Requires God As Ultimate Judge

Natural law is the law by which we are bound in the state of nature. The state of nature is defined as having no judge between one person and another, except for God. If someone violates our rights under natural … Continue reading

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The Right to Life

Our rights were granted from God, but we should think of them as more of a stewardship than of ownership. As in Christ’s parable, we have been given the responsibility to make use of these talents, or individual rights, while … Continue reading

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The Right to Property

If you put five political ideologues in a room and asked them to discuss their opinions about individual rights to life, liberty, and property, their greatest differences would most likely center on the right to property. Although this topic can … Continue reading

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Capitalism versus Free Markets

A statement I have made, which seems to draw puzzled looks, is that I do not support Capitalism, I support a Free Market economy. The standard response is: “Isn’t that the same thing?” It may seem like arguing whether or … Continue reading

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The Unofficial Ruling Class

Main Points: 1. Economic disparity does not prevent self-reliance. 2. Loss of individual liberties creates barriers to self-reliance. 3. Increases in regulation, taxation, and government funding always lead to a loss of individual liberty. 4. Wealth creates a buffer to … Continue reading

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The Oppression Paradigm: An Introduction to Socialism and the New World Order

Social theories, such as socialism, are largely based on the idea that the systems of society (institutions, laws, etc.) almost completely dictate the behaviors of the individuals within those systems.[1] There is truth to the idea that the behaviors of … Continue reading

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