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The Real Root of Environmental Evils

In Capitalism, Distributism, Economics, Economy, Environment, Ethics, Opinion, Politics, Population, Science, Society on June 19, 2015 at 12:37

…what is the real source of the problem? It is the unsustainable and immoderate (…) consumption and production patterns engendered by contemporary industrial capitalism….
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Why Earth Hour is Bad for the Earth

In Capitalism, Culture, Distributism, Economy, Environment, Ethics, Philosophy, Population, Pro-Life, Religion, Science, Society, Spirituality, Values on March 26, 2011 at 19:26

Unless we actually change our buying and using behavior, any other “solution” is, in fact, worse than useless, because it diverts our energies while achieving nothing of any objective value. Read the rest of this entry »

Quotable Chesterton #1, on getting rich

In Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Distributism, Ethics, Jesus, Quotes, Values on July 5, 2009 at 00:12

“To be clever enough to get all that money, one must…

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In criticism of Earth Hour

In Birth Control, Distributism, Economy, Environment, Ethics, Holidays, Manila, Philippines, Philosophy, Population, Science, Society, Values on March 29, 2009 at 03:27

…For it diverts attention from the real cause of environmental problems: capitalist consumption… Read the rest of this entry »

Capitalism is not the answer

In Catholicism, Christianity, Distributism, Economics, Environment, Ethics, Faith, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Population, Religion, Society, Spirituality, Theology, Thoughts, Values on September 1, 2008 at 00:21

The love of money is not the solution, but lies at the root of the evil… Read the rest of this entry »

Rethinking Pinochet (and Franco)

In Christian Democracy, Conservatism, Conservative, Democracy, Distributism, Government, History, Hitler, Military, Opinion, Politics, Society on June 19, 2008 at 05:11

If Franco, Pinochet, and Salazar acted like cads, they were at least not total cads with total power, and that is what spells their difference from Stalin, Hitler, and Mao. Read the rest of this entry »

A note on genetic discrimination

In Abortion, Birth Control, Conservative, Culture War, Distributism, Economics, Ethics, Family, Feminism, Philosophy, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Thoughts, Values on May 27, 2008 at 20:13

Reuters reported early this month that the US Federal Congress had overwhelmingly approved a bill that prohibits insurers from discriminating against people with genetic predispositions to illness. According to the report Read the rest of this entry »

Big is beautiful, or, Why divorce is bad for the environment

In Catholicism, Christianity, Conservative, Distributism, Economics, Environment, Family, Life, News, Opinion, Religion, Science, Society, Values on December 12, 2007 at 03:25

Science now shows that, in our relentless quest for individual “independence” and “happiness”, we help destroy not only society but also the world itself. Read the rest of this entry »