Do We Know God Exists Because We Believe in Him?

It’s the old “50 million Elvis fans can’t be wrong” argument: lots and lots of people believe in God; therefore, God must exist. The Prosblogion takes a look at this argument: The proposition that the mere popularity of a belief might constitute evidence for its truth may strike us as odd. Mill, for instance, argued that common opinion might be More …

Property Rights are Good for the Environment

People tend to take better care of things that they own. This simple truth is apparently beyond environmental activists, whose prescription for saving the environment always involves bigger government and more restrictions on private property rights. But Jonathan Adler writes that in many cases, private property rights might be just the thing: At the same time there is increasing evidence More …