Winter 2008–2009Vol. 3, No. 4

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Articles

Capitalism and the Moral High Ground (accessible for free)

Concretizes the selfishness-enabling nature of capitalism and shows why this feature makes it the only moral social system on earth.

Reason or Faith: The Republican Alternative (accessible for free)

Analyzes the resounding Republican defeat and shows that the party faces a fundamental decision that will determine whether it orchestrates a comeback or stumbles into further defeat.

Net Neutrality: Toward a Stupid Internet (accessible for free)

Focuses on the principle of property rights as it applies to the Internet in the face of increasing calls for government controls of this, as yet, relatively free market.

Bubble Boy: Alan Greenspan’s Rejection of Reason and Morality

Exposes Greenspan as anything but a principled capitalist whose free-market ideas somehow failed.

The Assault on Energy Producers

Surveys various ways in which the government violates the rights of energy producers and thereby impedes our supply of energy and raises prices on everything in the marketplace.

Demystifying Newton: The Force Behind the Genius

Presents key evidence in support of the basic motive that drove Isaac Newton to decode the nature of the physical world, and leaves the widely accepted Freudian view of his motive wanting.

Errors in Inductive Reasoning

Examines several illustrative cases in which scientists failed to employ the principles of inductive logic properly and thereby arrived at faulty conclusions.

Book Reviews

New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR’s Economic Legacy Has Damaged America, by Burton Folsom Jr.

Better Day Coming: Blacks and Equality, 1890–2000, by Adam Fairclough

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