The Law, by Frederic Bastiat. The Book and AuthorThe TranslationLife Is a Gift from GodWhat Is Law?
A Just and Enduring GovernmentThe Complete Perversion of the LawA Fatal Tendency of MankindProperty and PlunderVictims of Lawful PlunderThe Results of Legal PlunderThe Fate of Non-ConformistsWho Shall Judge? When a reviewer wishes to give special recognition to a book, he predicts that it will still be read "a hundred years from now. " The Law, first published as a pamphlet in June, 1850, is already more than a hundred years old. And because its truths are eternal, it will still be read when another century has passed. Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) was a French economist, statesman, and author. Frédéric Bastiat The Law. EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles. BookBrowse.com: More than 20,000 book reviews, reader reviews, critic's reviews, book excerpts and more.
Computer_hardware_poster_1_7_by_Sonic840.png (PNG Image, 1280x1813 pixels) - Scaled (42. Overview of America - Public Service - DVD. How and Why the State Destroys Society - Frank Chodorov. It is not incumbent on a diagnostician to prescribe a remedy, and it would be quackery for him to do so when he has misgivings as to its curative value.
It may be that the struggle between Society and the State is inevitable; it may be in the nature of things for the struggle to continue until mutual destruction clears the ground for the emergence of a new Society, to which a new political establishment attaches itself to effect a new doom. Perhaps the malignancy is inherent in man.
It would be silly to suggest that four-footed males, driven by the reproductive urge, ought to know better than engage in deathly battles over possession of females, and it is possible that the historical struggle between the social organization and the political organization is likewise meant to be. Support for this conclusion is found in the ground we have covered. Beginning with man — where else can we begin? He brings to bear on this natural modus operandi a peculiarly human gift: the faculty of reason. Distorted Morality. In this remarkable documentary Distorted Morality, Noam Chomsky offers a riveting but devastating critique of America's current war on terror arguing, in fact, that it is a logistical impossibility for such a war to be taking place.
Professor Chomsky presents his reasoning with astonishing and refreshing clarity, drawing from a wealth of historical knowledge and analysis. Ace Weekly. Who is Sybil?
That depends. Twenty years ago the answer would have come easily to any American with access to a drugstore magazine rack and a television set: Sybil is that woman who had - how many was it again? - sixteen different personalities. You know, Sally Field? For TV enthusiasts in the seventies, Sybil was Sally Field, who won an Emmy Award for her performance in the title role of the film based on journalist Flora Rheta Schreiber's ubiquitous 1973 bestseller, Sybil. For those in the field of mental health, Sybil's is the most well-known case of the extremely rare Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder)- the study of which made and continues to make medical history. Sybil was, at least for a time a Sensation who'd achieved recognition of the first-name-only variety. She also lived in Lexington (quietly and anonymously), and produced some of her finest art here, which will be on display beginning August 3.
Our Founding Fathers Were NOT Christians. "It may not be easy, in every possible case, to trace the line of separation between the rights of religion and the Civil authority with such distinctness as to avoid collisions and doubts on unessential points.
The tendency to unsurpastion on one side or the other, or to a corrupting coalition or alliance between them, will be best guarded agst. by an entire abstinence of the Gov't from interfence in any way whatsoever, beyond the necessity of preserving public order, and protecting each sect agst. trespasses on its legal rights by others. " James Madison, "James Madison on Religious Liberty", edited by Robert S. Alley, ISBN 0-8975-298-X. pp. 237-238 . "What influence, in fact, have ecclesiastical establishments had on society? In some instances they have been seen to erect a spiritual tyranny on the ruins of the civil authority; on many instances they have been seen upholding the thrones of political tyranny; in no instance have they been the guardians of the liberties of the people.
Kissinger: "The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer." During a secret meeting on March 10, 1975 in the Turkish Capital of Ankara with Mehli Esenbel, Turkey's Foreign Minister, Kissinger, then Secretary of State and Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, told Esenbel: Before the Freedom of Information Act, I used to say at meetings, "The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer.
" [laughter] But since the Freedom of Information Act, I'm afraid to say things like that. Letter To A Christian Nation: Quotes. More than 50% of Americans have a “negative” or “highly negative” view of people who don’t believe in God. 70% think it important for presidential candidates to be “strongly religious.”
“A person who believes that Elvis is still alive is very unlikely to get promoted to a position of great power and responsibility in our society. Neither will a person who believes that the holocaust was a hoax. But people who believe equally irrational things about God and the bible are now running our country. This is genuinely terrifying.” 44% of Americans think Jesus Christ will return in the next 50 years. (22% are “certain” that he will, another 22% think he “probably” will.) “According to the most common interpretation of biblical prophecy, Jesus will return only after things have gone horribly awry. Only 28% of Americans believe in evolution (and two-thirds of these believe evolution was “guided by God”). 53% are actually creationists. Why I Left Atheism. Return to the HOME page!
By John N. Clayton Author's Note: This booklet is a written copy of a part of a series of lessons presented in the Does God Exist? Lecture series by John Clayton.