The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence was a protestation and proclamation of independence from a tyrannical and monarchist form of government; but, it was not a protestation or proclamation of independence from a republican and representative form of...

Capitalist Freedom

Freedom in a capitalist context is freedom to make money, freedom to take money. Freedom in a socialist context is freedom to create wealth, freedom to produce goods.

Earned Income and Unearned Income

On January 26. 2009, Neal Boortz said on his radio show:  "Income is not distributed; it is earned."  In fact, wage income is earned income; but profit, interest and rent are unearned incomes.  In Economics, income is the flow of money to the...

Dependency

Philosophical conservatives like to tell the individual: Depend on yourself.  They like to tell the individual:  Don't depend on the state.  What these conservatives don't seem to understand is that individuals, living and working...

From Indian Philosophy to Marxian Philosophy

This is an answer to a comment posted by thehseenz:   thehseenz wrote: Your last quote aptly describes my state. Before we go any further, you must know that I am not well versed in Sanskrit but my mother tongue Malayalam shares a lot...

Nickel-and-Dime and Bait-and-Switch

Capitalism has a lot of major problems; but, capitalism also has a lot of minor problems, a lot of nickel-and-dime problems, and a lot of bait-and-switch problems. Capitalism is a competitive bellum omnium in omnes (war of all against all)...

Wealth Envy

According to Neal Boortz, anyone who criticizes excessive and extravagant wealth, while there is so much extensive and extreme poverty is guilty of wealth envy.  What is interesting is that there are a lot of conservative Christians who fully...

Capitalism Versus Socialism

This is an answer to a comment posted by kocka:   kocka wrote: Capitalism vs. Socialism is a no-brainer: they both help and harm the people that are under the respective regimes. I'm living in a former Socialist state that's going...

Profits and Profit Margins

According to Neal Boortz, the difference between economic knowledge and economic ignorance is whether or not you know the difference between profits and profit margins. In my opinion, there's a lot more to learn and know about economics than this...

Indian Philosophy

This is an answer to a comment posted by thehseenz:   thehseenz wrote: This war or Kurukshetra is only the perpetual war that goes on in our mind of good over evil. It need not be taken literally. In a modern context especially, war is...

Capitalism Versus Socialism

This is an answer to a comment posted by John (nsemn8r):   John (nsemn8r) wrote: While I live in a primarily capitalistic society, the verdict isn't yet in with me in regards to capitalism vs socialism, and I for one (being one who...

Thomas Jefferson and Democracy

On his radio talk-show (January 26, 2009), Neal Boortz said that Thomas Jefferson did not believe in democracy. Allow me to quote Thomas Jefferson: "Men, by their constitutions, are naturally divided into two parties:  1.  Those who fear...

Socialism, Individualism and Government

Sean Patrick Hannity, the conservative radio/TV host and political commentator, spoke these words on January 21, 2009:  "Socialism changes the emphasis from the individual to  government."  When it comes to socialism, the truth about socialism is...

The Fairness Doctrine

Conservative radio commentators, such as Neal Boortz and Sean Hannity, have direct contacts and personal connections with important politicians.  They have private conversations with government officials.  They have a direct and exclusive voice...

Capitalism Versus Socialism

In capitalism, the products of labor belong to the owners of capital.  Capital is a product of labor; but, the producers of capital are not necessarily the proprietors of capital.  The producers of capital are not usually, or commonly the...

Libertarians and Legalists

This is an answer to a comment posted by donkeyhayes:   donkeyhayes wrote: I am not entirely familiar with Boortz,He isn't my favorite for sure. But I think its necissary to distinguish LAW from legislation. Law is naturally occurring,...

Differences of Opinion and Freedom of Choice

Because we have differences of opinion, we have choices.  Because we have opposed beliefs and various points of view, we have freedom.  If there are differences of opinion, then there are choices.  There are people who champion capitalism because...

Rule of Man Versus Rule of Law

There are those who say they favor the rule of law, but oppose the rule of man.  They forget that every law comes from human beings.  Usually, those who favor the rule of law are strongly opposed to democracy, which they like to call the rule of...

Libertarians and Legalists

Neal Boortz calls himself a libertarian; but, he strongly believes in the rule of law.  One cannot be a libertarian if one believes in the rule of law.  To be a legalist is to be an anti-libertarian. The problem with Boortz is that he is unaware...

Money For Nothing

There is a song which says:  "If I had money I wouldn't need a job." There are people who have enough money that they do not need a job.  Those people, who have enough money that they can do without a job, do not earn their money...

Indian Philosophy

This is an answer to a comment posted by goofieboy:   goofieboy wrote: wow ! Ron amazing answers !   Ron Allen answers: No!  I am not offering answers.  I am asking questions.  I am asking for more information about what I...

Indian Philosophy

This is an answer to a comment posted by thehseenz: thehseenz wrote: Dharma means duty.   Ron Allen answers: Yes.  As I understand dharma, it is Sanskrit for right, virtue, duty, usage, and law.  Dharma has to...

Indian Philosophy

This is an answer to a comment posted by thehseenz:   thehseenz wrote: Yogis on the path of realization are not allowed to speak about this subject until several years have passed after realizing the truth. Do we dive deeper and deeper...

Indian Philosophy

This is an answer to a comment posted by swarnmriga:   swarnmriga wrote: rallen..it is great conversation.. The self-intelligent shakti in Nature, which gives shape, form and mind, to the foetus, becomes dormant at birth as shakti...

Indian Philosophy

This is an answer to a comment posted by thehseenz:   thehseenz wrote: Thank you for your in-depth analysis and the meaningful questions. I will try to answer them as best as I can. This is also an opportunity for me to test the limits of...