Monthly Archives: December 2016

Giving Money to the Poor

This is my attempt to develop a moral framework to giving money to the poor. Part of the messiness of life take the form of poverty and how men of means are to assist the poor. The common complaint about … Continue reading

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Licence to Liberate

A few notes on liberty and politics Liberty is a principle of politics in so far as politics concerns those that possess liberty, that is the capacity of free will. That is liberty concerns the matter of politics, whereas law … Continue reading

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Reasonable Hope – Contents of Hell

Concerning a reasonable hope that all are saved. Outline Hell is very full of persons – Article of Faith Demons, i.e. angelic persons, in hell Most of creation is angelic – Aquinas 1/3 of angel cast into hell – Revelations … Continue reading

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Take a Bitcoin out of Justice

Something worthless can be used as money in the same way as a piece of unjust legislation can be used as law. Its use does not prove that it is actually a real measure, only that irrational men have decided … Continue reading

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Ground of Economics

This is entirely a point of speculation on my part: Proposal: The early Scholastics focused on the ethics of economics because of the explicit metaphysical realism that sees a good economy as an ethical one. One of the frequent points … Continue reading

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Risk Upside-Down

I was reading Sim Segal’s book “Corporate Value of Enterprise Risk Management.” In the second chapter he attempts to define risk. He is apparently a “thought leader” on ERM, so I hoped he would be a good place to start … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia and Moral Philosophy

Regarding the specific comments about Holy Communion for divorced and remarried Catholic not living as brother and sister, I’ve heard two comments that got me thinking. The first was that life is messy, therefore etc. The second was that the … Continue reading

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