Liberty and the Power of Ideas

The battle for the preservation and advancement of liberty is a battle not against personalities but against opposing ideas. The French author Victor Hugo declared that “One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas.” This is often rendered as, “More powerful than armies is an idea whose time has […]

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The Giant Machine

If we have decided that it’s society’s responsibility to help those in need, then do we not also have an obligation to make sure our support systems are NOT giant, costly bureaucracies removed from the real human beings? Would more local support be better? An article from The Economist questions how to “balance the desire […]

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