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According to Michael C. Braswell in Justice, Crime, and Ethics, wholesight includes both the heart and the head in one’s decision making. It results in working together for the common good. In Abolition of Man, C.S. Lewis writes that Without the aid of trained emotions, the intellect is powerless against the animal organism. I had […]

Hedge’s Modernized Rules of Honorable Controversy

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Hedge’s Modernized Rules of Honorable Controversy arrogant /ˈerəɡənt/ having an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or ability controversy /ˈkäntrəˌvərsē/ disagreement debate /dəˈbāt/ argue about a subject honorable /ˈänərəb(ə)l/ bringing or worth high respect and great esteem proof /pro͞of/ evidence or agument establishing or helping to establish a fact or the truth of a statement […]

Why I am Voting for Richard Stearns for President in 2020

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Navigating a democratic republic is complex for Christians. Consider St. Paul’s instruction concerning government Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who […]

Healthcare Reforms

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The last objective may seem disconnected from the others. Neither law enforcement nor criminal justice, however, can be reformed without broader societal reform. I have already briefly touched on education. Here, I touch on healthcare. Healthcare impacts the full range of human life from birth to death. Healthcare professionals are esteemed and the impact of […]

Judicial System Reform

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While watching the eight minute and 46 second video of George Floyd’s death it is hard to explain the conduct of the law enforcement officers as anything but abuse of force and criminal. It would be easy to presume the officers’ guilt and dispense with due process, the steps of justice. Even so, they are […]


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Generally, good decisions are based on good information. Good information does not guarantee good decisions. But bad information almost always results in bad decisions. Where citizens play a role in the government decision-making process, such as in a democratic republic, access to accurate and timely information is required for good decision making. The default rule […]