Blog author: jcarter
Friday, December 7, 2012

Science Not Way to All Truth
Wesley J. Smith, Human Exceptionalism

There is a difference between “science” and “scientism.” Science is a very powerful method of gaining and applying knowledge.

Egypt’s Draft Constitution: Religious Freedom Undermined
Samuel Tadros, National Review Online

Egypt’s Islamist president Mohamed Morsi’s latest constitutional declaration removing legal oversight and restraint on his powers has been met with a storm of controversy and protests.

Brazil’s Corruption Holds Back Economic Freedom
James M. Robert, The Foundry

Fresh charges of corruption are shaking up the Workers Party of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, as The Wall Street Journal reported last week. Reforms are long overdue.

The Knowledge Problem in the Garden of Eden
Jacqueline Otto, Values & Capitalism

It is fundamental to the Christian faith, just as it is to laissez-faire economics, that knowledge is “not given to anyone in its totality.”