David J. Theroux
| Monday July 20, 2009 at 10:26 PM PST
In the following video, “Human Rights Group Campaigns to End Use of Child Politicians in Africa,” the Onion News Network brilliantly satirizes the hypocrisy and shallowness of politics, compulsory education, government-mandated childhood community service, child abuse, and the view that children should be groomed to seek political office. Human Rights Group Campaigns To End...
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Tags: Africa, child abuse, child labor, community service, compulsory education, conscription, Corruption, Elections, Humor, Labor, Onion News Network, Personal Liberty, political corruption, politicians, satire, Slavery, The State, Video
| Wednesday May 27, 2009 at 4:56 PM PST
I thought this was too good not to share. Here is an excerpt from pp. 69-72 of Reflections on the Psalms by C.S. Lewis: He had in fact been a strict socialist at Oxford. Everything ought to be run by the State; private enterprise and independent professions were for him the great evil. He...
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Tags: C. S. Lewis, Christianity, Civil Liberties, compulsory education, Education, Fascism, Free Market, government schools, Natural Law, Personal Liberty, Politics, Property Rights, Public schools, Religion, Socialism, statism, The State, Utilitarianism