“The Art of the Deal”: How my Airport Fiasco Illustrates the Importance of the Free Market

Residency interview season can be tough for a budget-conscious medical student, but it also illustrates why the free market makes everything it touches better for everyone involved. The Fiasco Anyone well-acquainted with air travel knows the struggle.  Flights take off and arrive at odd hours of the morning, even when they’re on time.  A 3 […]

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The Godliness of Material Things

The title of this entry may surprise you because it seems to go against everything we’ve been told by traditional Judeo-Christian theology.  “Love of money is the root of all evil,” the Bible instructs. (1 Timothy 6:10)  In this article, I hope to demonstrate that if viewed the right way, material things like money, vehicles, […]

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The Root Cause of Riots

In the wake of violent riots in Baltimore, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts placed the blame on high school students who “thought it was cute to throw cinder blocks at police.”   He ordered parents to “Take control of your kids.”  Yet it’s fairly obvious to anyone paying attention that this is unlikely to happen.  Parents […]

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Democracy, or in Other Words, Mob Rule

Pitchforks and torches are making a comeback lately.  Whenever the least bit of controversy occurs in our society, particularly involving conservatives or Christians, the #outrage culture picks up their phones instead of their pitchforks and tweets some hatred.  Demonstrations might occur in flash-mob form, with droves of protestors appearing (and sometimes being paid to appear) […]

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