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Labor Saving

Gunnar Mrydal, author of a 1970 book called The Challenge of World Poverty, said that introducing labor saving devices into third world countries would decrease the demand for labor, and was, therefore, a Very Bad Thing, which would result in unemployment and financial disaster. About this, Henry Hazlitt, author of Economics in One Easy Lesson, […]

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Of Boys and their Toys

One of our First Year Students has developed a new version of an old game. The boy First Year student recently received some green plastic army men (found at the thrift shop for a terrific price). There are three sets, a small light green group (made in China), a small dark green squadron (made in […]

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Morning Hymn

Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Heartsby Bernard Clairvaux, 1150; translated by Ray Palmer, 1858Tune: Maryton, or the same tune as Oh Master, Let Me Walk With Thee Jesus, Thou Joy of loving hearts,Thou Fount of life, Thou Light of men,From the best bliss that earth imparts,We turn unfilled to Thee again. Thy truth unchanged hath […]

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Historical Revisionism

The Belmont Club tells us about the implications of airbrushing out cigerettes from photographs of Jean Paul Sarte. Read the whole thing, and check out the links, too.

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The Canadian Map

Canadian Provinces I’ve visited (and one I lived in) create your own personalized map of Canada or check out ourVancouver travel guide

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