Where our Cancel Culture is Headed (No Pun Intended)

In his treatise On Kingship (hard copy here), St. Thomas Aquinas echoes the wisdom of the ancients regarding international trade. Since political society exists to perfect human nature, each society must obtain sufficient resources to sustain a good life, and commerce will therefore prove indispensable. Excessive enthusiasm for trading, on the other hand, poses twinContinue reading “Where our Cancel Culture is Headed (No Pun Intended)”

Big Business’s Daily Exercise in Tyranny

In his Notes on the State of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson expounds the evils of slavery. In addition to the grave injustices slavery inflicts on its victims, he notes the corrupting influence this institution has on the so-called masters: The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, theContinue reading “Big Business’s Daily Exercise in Tyranny”