Free-Market Apologetics of C.S. Lewis

I never thought of C.S. Lewis as a free-market advocate–or as an economic thinker of any kind, really. But given his affinity for clear-headed rationality and disdain for pseudo-intellectual gobbledygook, he could never have supported any other kind of economic system. Lewis was in complete sympathy with their desire to alleviate human misery, but he understood that the execution of More …

More on "Giving Back"

At Classical Values, a post about “giving back” (with extra sarcasm on the “scare quotes”): Meaning what, exactly? Give back what? And to whom? Did someone steal something from someone? If so, they should definitely give it back. Anyone taking something that did not belong to him has an obligation to give it back. But if what someone has is More …