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Should We Legislate Immorality?

Written by Gary North on June 18, 2016

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“You can’t legislate morality!” How many times have you heard that one? Too many, I’ll bet. Have you ever sat down and thought through the implications of this humanist slogan? Does anyone really know what it means? We all know how it’s used: to try to reduce support for a proposed law that the complainer […]

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Backward, Christian Soldiers

Written by Gary North on June 11, 2016

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What would you do if a topless bar-adult theater complex opened across the street from your church or Christian school? If your community were hit with a wave of pornographic materials, which institution should take the lead in campaigning against it? A hundred years ago, the answer would have been instantaneous, the local church. Yet […]

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A Fanatic With No Skin in the Game

Written by Gary North on May 28, 2016

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On May 19, I posted an article that I wrote in 1980. It was on how to defend private education against the state. You can read it here: http://www.garynorth.com/public/15206.cfmLew Rockwell ran it on May 23. Early in the morning on May 23, I received a letter from a stranger. Its tone was typical of a […]

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The Eschatological Crisis of the Moral Majority

Written by Gary North on May 28, 2016

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I wrote about this in 1981, in the month that Ronald Reagan Was inaugurated. I knew that his fundamentalist supporters were intellectually schizophrenic. The Moral Majority was shut down before Reagan left office. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *Last summer, I had the opportunity of […]

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How Christian Schools Can Fight Statist Regulations

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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The escalation of Federal and state pressure against the Christian school movement is reaching a crisis stage. Day after day, some pastor or headmaster is put under new bureaucratic regulations. No longer is the battle against the independent schools being left to amateur state attorneys. The big guns are being aimed at the schools, and […]

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What Kind of Army?

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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“Onward Christian Soldiers” is a favorite hymn of most people. It is far better known than “Wayfaring Stranger,” which begins: “I’m just a poor wayfaring stranger, traveling through this world of woe.” Yet the sentiments of the vast majority of professing Christians are with the second song, despite the fact that they are not very […]

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The “Little Things” of Life

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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Western civilization is the historical product of Christianity. Without Christianity, the development of the West would have been radically different. Of course, secular humanism and various intermediary philosophies have contributed greatly to the growth and shape of Western institutions since about 1660, but without the impact of Christian thought and culture, the foundations of Western […]

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Shepherds and Sheep

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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Any successful strategy of conquest must employ a two-pronged attack: the grand design and specific tactics. We need to formulate a coordinated program of conquest. This is what Christians have never succeeded in producing. The various Christian churches, not to mention independent groups not directly connected to denominations, have always arrogated to themselves almost total […]

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