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Mike Morris

Pope Francis Vs. Economics: On Whose Authority?

I would like to illustrate a point about Catholic social teaching and Libertarian economics by tweaking a particular quote from Pope Francis: In the first case the Pope has some harsh words for the geological sciences: “The worship of the… Continue Reading →

The Godless Delusion: Considering Celestial Teapots

In 1952 Bertrand Russell wrote an essay for Illustrated magazine called Is There a God? in which he answered his own question in the negative by rehashing the problem of suffering and creating a new atheist argument concerning a celestial… Continue Reading →

The West Should Look to Its Christian Roots Not Islam for Its Sexual Abuse Cure

In the wake of multiple Hollywood sex scandals, British attorney Qasim Rashid made a bold—and some may say audacious—assertion that the Teachings of Islam Could Help Us Prevent More Sexual Abuse Scandals. In his Op-ed, he ignores the rich history… Continue Reading →

12th Century Mystic Versus 21st Century Atheist

Caesar Worship is the Default State of Mind

At the Federalist, I attempted to make the case that Christianity is so wound up in our socio-cultural experience its morality–as portrayed in the Ten Commandments–has shaped our minds in a similar way that language does. I also try to… Continue Reading →

One Can be a Good Catholic without Being a Libertarian, but Cannot be a Good Libertarian without Being a Good Catholic

I’m Mike, and I’m a libertarian Catholic. My path has been a long and winding one, with many stops along the way, but as my faith has deepened and the times have changed this two word phrase has best defined… Continue Reading →

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