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Editorial

The Inferior Nature of Taxpayer Education

How is the quality of education improved? There is only one way improving the quality, availability and cost of any economic good and that is through the voluntary interaction between of individual suppliers and individual consumers. Consequently, the only way to improve the quality of education, while simultaneously increasing the availability and decreasing the cost […]

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law Property

Essay #24: The Import of Sarah’s Tomb

From God’s Word, we know: God created the world (property) and all that is in it and gave it to man to use for man’s best interest and God’s glory. God instructed Adam to be “fruitful, multiply, replenish, have dominion”. Man’s disobeyed God by eating from the tree of life.  Sin permeates and corrupts the […]

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law Property

Essay #23 Law, Property and Sarah’s Tomb

Moving forward in the timeline we see more examples of man obeying God’s command to be “fruitful, multiple, replenish and subdue”.  The genealogies of Genesis show that the individuals that received the direct command, Adam and Noah, were still living when their descendants fulfilled the command.  It is reasonable to assume that the command was […]

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Property

Essay #8 Noah

“And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” (Genesis 6:5)  The pre-flood civilizations obeyed God’s commandment to be “fruitful, multiple, replenish and subdue” (Genesis 1:28) and flourished.  They developed agriculture, material science, engineering and the arts […]

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Property

Essay #6: Property

The difficulty in studying economics is most of the literature is written by unregenerate individuals.  As with the study of any academic discipline, the born again individual needs to use discernment. The unregenerate man is at enmity with God (Romans 8:7) and their understanding is darkened (Ephesians 4:18).  While the individual author may elucidate foundational […]

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Fundamentals of Economics

Property, Labor and Ingenuity: General Principle #6

“…and there was not a man to till the ground.” – Genesis 2:5 God created the heavens and the earth, but there was no man to “till the ground”.  God created man, among other reasons, to labor in His garden and care for it.  Not only to care for it, but to “be fruitful, multiply, […]

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Fundamentals of Economics

Essay #5:General Principles (Part II)

God acted in creation with a definite purpose of glorifying His nature and loving character “   Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.” Revelation (4:20), “For God so loved the world, that he gave […]

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Editorial

The Socialist Commandments – Health Care is a Right not a Privilege

“I am the Lord, and there is none else, there is no God beside me” Isaiah 45:5 “For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:” Romans 1:20 The […]

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Fundamentals of Economics

Essay #1: The Problem

  The study of any subject must start with something. The study of economics is the investigation of human action. Why do we act?  Because God command us to do so in Genesis 1:28: 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and […]

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Editorial

Zombie Apocalypse

Why is a biblical fundamentalist writing about the Zombie Apocalypse? Keep in mind,  the blog is about economics and the principles the bible teaches that are the foundation for economic thought. The book of Deuteronomy is the history of Israel before they enter into the promised land. Towards the end of the book, God is […]