If a necessary being is possible, then it exists. God is a necessary being. Hence, if God is possible, then he exists. “God probably doesn’t exists” presupposes that God is possible. Therefore, “God probably doesn’t exist” is a waste of … Continue reading
When we speak of good, we often say that something is “good for…” whereas when we speak of the value we say that something is “valuable to…” or “X values…” Good connotes a certain passivity. This is good for you, … Continue reading
I made some comments at the Acton Institute regarding FRB and usury. A video posted there helped me under Zippy’s position that FRB appears as magic in increasing the money supply as an act of magic as related to usury. … Continue reading
There are certainly many sorts of contracts. Contracts in general grant moral powers to the parties to imposes obligations upon each other, this at least shall be an initial position. The wage contract seems to be essentially different from other … Continue reading
As I have studied philosophy, a consistent theme at least among modern philosophy is the denial of something fundamental. This used to cause me great anxiety because I needed to defend these fundamental things. However, after awhile it came to … Continue reading
Everything that is property is valuable, but not everything that is valuable is property. A person has economic value in virtue of his powers to actualize certain ends. However, a person cannot be owned or exchanged as property.
My thoughts on value are that it is grounded in some power of the valuable thing. Value is a species of the good with reference particularly to dependent rational animals. Now something is either good in itself or good for … Continue reading