The hallmark of our political leaders today is moral uncertainty--a quality that is shaping President Bush's shapeless policy toward Iraq. Despite his repeated assertions about the dangers posed by Saddam Hussein, Mr. Bush chose to embrace the appeasing resolution...
The Threat Of The Paternalistic State
A precondition of freedom is the recognition of the individual's capacity to make decisions for himself. If man were viewed as congenitally incapable of making rational choices, there would be no basis for the very concept of rights. Yet that is increasingly how our...
The Rights of Elian Gonzalez
Is communism physically harmful to human life?
Man vs. Nature
For the first time in American history, the government is ordering the destruction of a dam--for environmental reasons. This July, Edwards Dam, a small hydroelectric facility on the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine, will be torn down by the Federal Energy Regulatory...
Reason vs. Faith: Pope Claims to Be a Supporter of Reason, but Is Actually Its Arch-enemy
In today's industrial civilization, people recognize the difference between the secular and the religious. Even those who believe in the Bible, for example, would generally not proclaim Scripture to be science -- any more than those who faithfully read their...
Modern Feminism’s War on Objectivity
Modern feminism’s new message–a message demeaning to all rational, conscientious women — is that the female gender needs to be granted the unearned.
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