If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.
It requires deep enough thought to understand the short term "I'm proud of myself" feeling is insufficient to do any real long term wide spread good
Charity consists only of giving what is rightfully yours to give. Taking from others what is not yours is just theft, no matter how noble you think your purpose is for what you are taking.
There is no charity in being generous with other people's resources; only with your own.
The five great lies of the
We can be Godless and free. • “Social justice” through forced redistribution of wealth. • Silencing religious opinions counts as “diversity”. • Freedom without moral and personal responsibility. • Civilization can survive the intentional undermining of the family.
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.