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Diminishing Returns on Wealth

“To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it.” – Thomas Jefferson… 1,274 more words


The Value of Animals

By L.D. Royer

Several years ago, I accompanied my friend on what we expected would be an unpleasant visit to the vet. Her cat, a beloved companion and member of the family, was not well. 1,111 more words

Book Review: Wage-Labour and Capital | Value, Price and Profit

This text presents itself as both daunting and innocuous all at once. Its compact appearance yields the illusion that this will be a quick and easy read; a cursory insight into the more nuanced arguments of Marxism. 1,391 more words

Book Reviews

de omnibus disputandum

(‘everything should be questioned’)

-Karl Marx’s favorite motto

Quote Of The Day

Three Cheers for Labor!

A professor at UCLA once made this statement, “Christianity teaches that work is bad and is a product of the Fall.”

Although this false statement is found nowhere in the Bible, it implies that Christianity is the enemy of labor and therefore the working person. 917 more words

Humble Musings On Today's Culture

Why Do People Believe?

I think the main reason people believe in a religion is because they want to know the answers to the deep questions like what happens when you die and what is the origin of everything. 357 more words


Trier in pictures

Trier, just over the border from Luxembourg, is right on the Moselle, with its wonderful wine-growing areas. The train station map shows where it is… 95 more words