People, especially those on the Left, love to talk about paying people a ‘fair wage’. This is usually code for ‘give people more money, you terrible capitalists’, but it does raise an important question, especially when Leftists in the church try to use the Bible to back up their demands. What does the Bible say … Continue reading What Is A Fair Wage?
Inflation is all over the news (and price stickers), and even the Fed Chair and Treasury Secretary are admitting that it is not, in fact, transitory. Even at the government reported rate of 7% (which is based on a lot of creative accounting, the real rate is closer to 15%) inflation is likely to outpace … Continue reading Giving To The Church Isn’t Just About Money
If you follow economic news to any degree, you’ve probably heard of quantitative easing, in which a central bank like the Federal Reserve buys up securities like stocks and bonds with money that they create out of thin air. This, naturally, causes inflation by expanding the money supply and the latest round has been going … Continue reading Inflation Is Theft
There’s very little that Left and Right agree on in today’s contentious political climate, but one of the few things both sides seem to agree on is the idea that the wealth gap is a bad thing. Each side focuses on a different end of this disparity, the Left focuses on the super wealthy while … Continue reading The Wealth Gap Isn’t Actually A Bad Thing
Money; it’s something we all have to deal with. Furthermore, we all know that the love of money is bad, courtesy of 1 Timothy 6:10. So far so good; but if we stop there we leave another question unanswered: is it wrong to want more money? Put another way, is it wrong to pursue a … Continue reading Should A Christian Want Money?
We live in interesting times. Basic concepts that were taken for granted for all of human history are being eroded in a storm of blithering ignorance and banal platitudes from elites who have been educated into ignorance. One of the ideas in the crosshairs of these alleged intellectuals is the rightness of the profit motive. … Continue reading The Profit Motive Isn’t Greed