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3D Printers vs. Patents

Written by Gary North on September 10, 2016

We know about 3D printing. It is in its primitive phase. Think about this technology 30 years from now. Of course, your guess will look silly in retrospect — primitive. People invent things. They apply for patents. Governments issue them. They grant a monopoly of manufacture for about 15 years. The inventor can license his […]

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Seminaries vs. Church Growth

Written by Gary North on July 23, 2016

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So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him. And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my […]

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Why Matt Drudge Can Stop Worrying

Written by Gary North on October 10, 2015

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Matt Drudge appeared on Alex Jones’s Infowars. Here is how he has been quoted. On the future of digital copyright: “I had a Supreme Court justice tell me to my face it’s over for me. Said, ‘Matt, it’s over for you. They’ve got the votes now to enforce copyright law. You’re out of there. They’re […]

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China’s Communist Regime vs. the Hackers

Written by Gary North on November 21, 2014

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In an article about the Chinese government’s massive firewall to restrict social media in China, the following statistic was reported: there are 1.4 billion Chinese, and 632 million of them are online. I would not place too much credence in the specificity of these figures, but the general estimates are probably correct. Something in the […]

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From Decadence to Dawn

Posted on July 18, 2014

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From The Bionic Mosquito. A lesson from our past; a possibility for our future… I am reading for a second time the book by Jacques Barzun, “From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present, 500 years of Western Cultural Life.” I am scarcely qualified to describe the depth and breadth of this volume – some […]

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Conservatives, Rejoice! Robert Welch’s Predictions Were Dead Wrong in 1974

Written by Gary North on February 24, 2014

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Are things getting better? Are things getting worse? This question still divides the American Right. On the moral front, things are getting worse. On the economic front, things are getting better. It is true that median family income, adjusted for price inflation, slowed dramatically, beginning around 1974. But in the crucial areas of information and […]

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Video: Decentralization vs. Bureaucratic Monopoly

Written by Gary North on February 15, 2013

Invest 4 minutes to this video. If it’s right — and it is — then what is the solution? One word: decentralization. I hope not this word: disintegration. Two words: county rights. It means that everything else is tinkering. It means that nothing fundamental will change. It means that any attempt to reform the system […]

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