I've written a lot on this blog about Homosexuality, because it's a hot issue right now. In it, I am attempting to cut what I believe is a Biblical line between the left and the right on this issue - a line that I believe corresponds to the Libertarian line. Much of what I have … Continue reading An Important Clarification: The Biblical Response to Homosexuality in the Church and the Culture
You've probably heard it said that "Freedom requires virtue." I've heard it in one form or another countless times, attributed to various founding fathers. I doubt very much that any of them said it verbatim, but I think they all expressed some form of the idea in one way or another. What do I make … Continue reading Freedom Requires Virtue
This is not in the least bit exhaustive. I merely wish make a key point in comparison and contrast between the ideal world from a Libertarian standpoint and an ideal world from a Theonomist standpoint. Brief Definitions: Theonomy Theonomy is far to deep a subject to treat adequately here. There are many brands. For our … Continue reading A Very Brief Comparison of Libertarian and Theonomist Utopias
In this video, the narrator discusses what he calls the "Libertarian Argument" and why he finds it "particularly unconvincing as an argument." The Libertarian Argument This is what he defines as the "Libertarian Argument": “The government has no right to tell people what they can or can't do in the privacy of their own homes, … Continue reading The Libertarian Argument
Matthew 7:1-6 says "Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own … Continue reading Matthew 7:1-6
Recently the following objection was raised to me*: The societal degradation of a culture is what ultimately will destroy it. Arnold Joseph Toynbee chronicled that in 26 great ancient civilizations, there was a pattern of moral decay before the society was destroyed. Therefore, in order to preserve this society, we should put up levees against … Continue reading Societal Degradation – Why do I Care So Passionately?
The previous post regarding Marriage Equality was prompted by my brother who shared the link to the article I was rebutting with me on Facebook. He's also the brother who commented on my previous post. After posting that comment, we discussed the issue further on our Facebook wall. Here is a re-production of the salient … Continue reading Discussing Marriage Equality
This article is a bullet point rebuttal of this one: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2012/07/19/gay-is-not-the-new-black/. You'll need to be familiar with it as I'm just going to refer to portions of it by headings and referring to his arguments. I'm not going to reproduce any of it here for the sake of time. General Objection On the whole, we're … Continue reading Gay is Not the New Black – Are We Completely Missing the Point?
You are Libertarian. This was one of the slogans employed by Gary Johnson in the last election. I'd wager that most people didn't understand it. It might have been confusing to them. In fact, when I first heard it, it threw me off to. I first saw it in an add on Facebook, and it … Continue reading What is Libertarianism? You are Libertarian.
For those of you who are paying any attention to my ongoing efforts to defend my Libertarianism, I submit the following two resources that will answer any question you could possibly have on the subject :). Humble Libertarian - Answers to Objections to Libertariansm Libertarian Christians FAQ For Example: Do you reject theonomy, and if … Continue reading Some Resources