Daily Archives: October 9, 2012

The Great Betrayal 2

There were a variety of points that Pat Buchanan made in my latest reading of The Great Betrayal: How American Sovereignty and Social Justice Are Being Sacrificed to the Gods of the Global Economy: —-Buchanan argues that Japan’s economic miracle … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, History, Political Philosophy, Politics, Ronald Reagan

Astral Worship; Golden Calf; Odds-and-Ends

I’m continuing my way through Idolatry, by Moshe Halbertal and Avishai Margalit.  I have three items. 1.  Halbertal and Margalit ask if the ancients equated the astral bodies (i.e., the sun) with the gods of those astral bodies.  Their answer … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Daily Quiet Time, Exodus, Greco-Roman, Religion