Defending the Judeo-Christian Heritage, limited government, and the American Constitution
Saturday July 25th 2015

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

Daily Dabble

Daily Dabble in the Classics with Steve Farrell

Earlier Daily Dabble List

Cicero: Foundation of Justice
Cicero: Duty and Honor, Neglect and Shame
John Milton: Finding Faith in Eternal Providence
Cicero: Wanting in Our Duty
Cicero: Shame on the Age and Its Principles!
C.S. Lewis: Is War Always the Greatest Evil?
Edmund Burke: Hijacking a Good Name Only to Abandon Its Good Cause
Edmund Burke: On that religion all our laws and institutions stand
Saint Augustine, On the Birthright of Freedom
C.S. Lewis: On Pacifism
Edmund Burke: That Peaceable Front for Unprincipled Power, 1756
C.S. Lewis: On the Importance of Christianity
Edmund Burke: On he who lies still, 1791
Edmund Burke: The Fraud of Economic Fairness
Adam Smith: On Self Interest and Personal Responsibility
Leonard Read: Man's Purpose and the Definition of Morality
Lord Acton: The Worst Heresy
John Locke: Freedom of Men Under Government
Edmund Burke: The Rights of Man are Sacred Things
Barry Goldwater: Man is a Duel Being, 1963
Barry Goldwater: The Laws of God and Nature Have No Deadline, 1960
Plato: From Liberty to the Harshest and Bitterest Form of Slavery
Frederic Bastiat: Beware the Gentle and Rough Hand of the State
Edmund Burke: A Day of Accounting that Will Come
Edmund Burke>: More Like Thieves Who Have Got Possession of a House: 1791
C.S. Lewis: What Christians Call Repentance
C.S. Lewis: What Going Back to Him is Like
C.S. Lewis: Slowly Turning the Central Thing
John Locke: The Seed-Plot of All Other Virtues
Albert Einstein: Dimly Understanding a Mysterious Order
J.R.R. Tolkien: Not for Us to Decide
J.R.R. Tolkien: Our Real Soul Mates
John Locke: On the Principle of Representation
Leonard Read: God, Sovereignty, and the American Revolution
Isocrates: Virtue and Law
Leaonard Read: Is Government a Necessary Evil?
Edmund Burke: The Seasonable Aid of One Man Confiding in the Aid of God
Relying on the C.S. Lewis: What Going Back to Him is Like
Neal A. Maxwell: Squeezing the Artificiality Out of Us
C.S. Lewis: Aim at Heaven
Aristotle: True vs. Perverted Forms of Government
Edmund Burke: Madmen and Murderers: 'Liberty' and the French Revolution
William Shakespeare: Misfortune
Edmund Burke: Just Revolutions Begin As Very Last Resort
C.S. Lewis: What Christians Call Repentance
Edmund Burke: The Difficulty of Grand Ideas
C.S. Lewis: Another Good Moral Teacher, Or Something Much, Much More
Ella Wheeler Wilcox: The Winds of Fate
Victor E. Frankl: Auschwitz: The Ultimate Consequence of Nihilism
C.S. Lewis: The Tyranny of Man: The "Natural Object"
C.S. Lewis: Testing the Reality of a Belief
Daniel Defoe: The Education of Women
Leigh Hunt: On the Realities of Imagination
Sir Philip Sidney: A Defense of Poesy
Abraham Cowley: Of Agriculture
Joseph Addison: The Vision of Mirza
Martin Luther: Concerning Christian Liberty
Jonathan Swift: Hint Toward an Essay on Conversation
Jonathan Swift: Letter of Advice to a Young Poet
Aldred Lord Tennyson: The Lady of Shalott
Alfred Lord Tennyson: Ulysses
Winston Churchill: When Should We Fight for the Right?
Ezra Taft Benson: The Declaration of Independence: A Spiritual Manifesto
C.S. Lewis: On Courage
C.S. Lewis: Humility, Thankfulness, and Temperance
Benjamin Franklin: On Self-Denial
Pericles: The Democratic Way of Life Defined
John Locke: Usurpation and Tyranny Defined
John Locke: Where There is No Law, There Is No Liberty
C.S. Lewis: On Debunkers
G. K. Chesterton: Old Christian Virtues Gone Mad
John Locke: State of Liberty, Not a State of License
John Locke: On the Ultimate Aim of Usurpers
Mortimer Adler: From Each According to His Wants?
Thomas Aquinas: On Justice
Aristotle: Small Deviations
John Locke: Reason and Revelation Disfavor the Rule of One
John Locke: Majority Rule, Compact, and Lawful Government
John Locke: An Eternal Rule to All Men
Thomas Aquinas: On Just War
Chesterton: More Important than Income and Numbers
John Locke: Reason, Revelation, and the Trouble with Legalized Suicide
John Locke: On the Purpose and Limits of Political Power
John Locke: State of War and the Right to Self-Defense
Algernon Sidney: On Rights, False Principles, and Liberty's End
John Locke: Answerable for Our Own Sins
Socrates: When to Die is to Gain
Shakespeare: I'd Rather a Fool to Make Me Merry
Francis Bacon: Of Truth
William Shakespeare: Foul Deeds Will Rise
Edmund Burke: Society is a Contract
Ivan Illich: Two Kinds of Slaves
Marcus Porcius Cato: A Public Matter of Private Concern
Daniel Defoe: That Tincture in the Blood
Epictetus: On Freedom and Education
Plato: Blind Partisanship
George Orwell: Doublethink Defined
Aristotle: Mere Guardians and Servants of the Law
Calvin: Do Not Abate Your Speed As You Approach Your Goal
T.S. Elliot: Discovering Our Limits
William Shakespeare: The Serpents Egg
George Orwell: The Right to Tell People What They Don't Want to Hear
Plato: Goodness Has Its Own Protection
Aristotle: Man is by Nature a Political Animal
Rudyard Kipling: Dane-Geld
Jose Ortega y Gasset: On Bolshevism and Fascism
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Self-Reliance
Socrates/Plato: When to Die is to Gain
John Locke: Answerable for Our Own Sins
Algernon Sidney: On Rights, False Principles, and Liberty's End