Archive for August 17th, 2010

C. S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evils of Statism, Part 2 »

Continued from Part 1: Part 3 Moral Relativism and Utilitarianism Of central importance in Lewis’s discussion of natural law is his critique of the moral relativism of utilitarianism (“the end justifies the means”) as a theory of ethics and guide to behavior. Lewis claimed that the precepts of moral ethics cannot just be innovated…
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Did North Korea Sink the Cheonan? »

On March 26, 2010, the South Korean patrol boat Cheonan sank, resulting in the death of 46 South Korean sailors. The South Korean government said the Cheonan was sunk by a North Korean torpedo. As this story reports, South Korea will release a final report of about 250 pages, detailing the findings of 74…
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This Week in The Lighthouse: Obamacare, Renewable Energy, Ground Zero Mosque, Counterinsurgency Strategy »

Time for a pop quiz. What does Alvaro Vargas Llosa think about efforts to block the so-called Ground Zero mosque? What does Ivan Eland think U.S. foreign-policy leaders can learn from the military’s counterinsurgency operations? What does Dominick Armentano think about the prospects of the state lawsuits against Obamacare? What does S. Fred Singer…
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