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Taxation is Theft

Taxation is theft. There is only one morally righteous tax and that is a tax necessary to fund the protection of property.  Property is broadly defined and would include life, liberty, intellect, labor etc.  Property is the stuff that individuals are born with and acquire over time through inheritance, gift or exchange.  Any other property […]

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“Is Taxation Theft?”

The Actors Consider this intriguing news story, Elaborate Somali insurgent tax system collects almost as much as government.  Al Shabaab  (AS) would be classified in Western terms as a terrorist group and for good reasons.  In Islamic terms, “the group describes itself as waging jihad against “enemies of Islam“; they can reasonably be called “freedom […]

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Fundamentals of Economics

Essay #15 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar Part II

“He was a mighty hunter before the Lord” Genesis 10:9 Nimrod was a earthy, natural man with the strength and disposition of a tyrant.  Comparable in strength and force to God, but of the moral character of the unregenrate; no regard for the moral/spiritual well being of others, or for the God of creation and redemption.  […]

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Essay #14 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar

The land of Shinar was vile and it’s first king would be a theological type of anti-christ:  A despot,  representing himself as the messiah/savior,  promoting a false gospel/religion, harshly discriminating those who reject him and compelling obedience by force from those who follow him. Using his false gospel as a tool of manipulation or outright […]

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Popish Foolery

Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti challenges biblical authority, rejects revelation dictating human action (economics) and replaces God’s principles with totalitarianism. The church of Revelation 17 and political economy of Revelation 18 joined hand in hand. The thesis of Fratelli Tutti is the need to remold human society in the bounds of love and social concern.  The […]

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Essay #28 Moses

How is a civilization to grow or a people to become a great nation when they do not know the God who created them, and they succumb to the nature of the human heart? “The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked: who can know it?”.  Jeremiah 17:9. Without rules and the authority […]

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Essay #13 Nimrod “Might Hunter In/Upon the Earth” Part IV

Genesis 10 gives us a great deal of information about Nimrod and his heritage. Genesis 10:1 identifies the sons of Noah and their sons.  “Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.”  Immediately we understand where the post-flood population came from. Second, […]

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Essay #12 Nimrod “Might Hunter In/Upon the Earth” Part III

What do we know about Nimrod?  First, he is a sinner.  After the fall of man, there are only two types of humans; sinners and sinners who found grace in God’s eyes. After falling from their estate, God promised to Adam and Eve, that He would  “And I will put enmity between thee and the […]

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Essay #27 Isreal Before Entering the Promised Land

The nation of Israel has been given the law, statutes and warnings to prepare them for entering the promise land.  Previously, God gave to mankind specific instructions to “be fruitful, multiply, replenish and subdue”.  This is intrinsic in man’s nature.  Man produces. Taking the creation of God, using the intellect that God has given him […]

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Essay #26 Abraham to Moses

Abraham encountered the children of Heth in Genesis 23.  This society  developed  principles of property and established a means recognizing and enforcing the rights of property owners.  From scripture we surmise their commerce was one of respect and open to all who would participate. This is the beginning modern economics. Our direct knowledge of the […]