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by Sertorio
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Denial of Evil
Replies: 15
Views: 127

Re: The Denial of Evil - and in praise of voluntary association

Do you think Communism is evil, Sertorio? No. I think some of the methods used to implement communism were evil. But communism was also practiced by religious communities throughout history, including Christian monastic communities. No resenblance between the two whatsoever Sertorio - as you yourse...
by Sertorio
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Denial of Evil
Replies: 15
Views: 127

Re: The Denial of Evil

Middle Ages? I thought in those days , all lands belonged to the king and his nobles. In Portugal we had the "concelho" After the civil parish (Portuguese: freguesias), the Portuguese concelho is the most stable territorial subdivision within the country, with over 900 years of history. Founded in ...
by Sertorio
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Denial of Evil
Replies: 15
Views: 127

Re: The Denial of Evil

We wouldn't be suggesting subsidiarity and distributism would we?.....'>...... There have been many attempts at solving the evils of capitalism. The fact that the solutions were far from perfect doesn't mean that the problem is not real. Cass keeps saying that people are selfish and greedy - which ...
by Sertorio
Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Denial of Evil
Replies: 15
Views: 127

Re: The Denial of Evil

"In concept, communism is not evil. But the problem is its implementation." (cass) https://econlib.org/library/Enc/TragedyoftheCommons.html tragedy of the commons . . . Some of the common pastures of old England were protected from ruin by the tradition of stinting—limiting each herdsman to a fixed...
by Sertorio
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Denial of Evil
Replies: 15
Views: 127

Re: The Denial of Evil

"In concept, communism is not evil. But the problem is its implementation." (cass) https://econlib.org/library/Enc/TragedyoftheCommons.html tragedy of the commons . . . Some of the common pastures of old England were protected from ruin by the tradition of stinting—limiting each herdsman to a fixed...
by Sertorio
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Denial of Evil
Replies: 15
Views: 127

Re: The Denial of Evil

Do you think Communism is evil, Sertorio? No. I think some of the methods used to implement communism were evil. But communism was also practiced by religious communities throughout history, including Christian monastic communities. Or by non-religious primitive communities in places such as the Am...
by Sertorio
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Sputnik V and the EU
Replies: 4
Views: 59

Re: Sputnik V and the EU

Czech leader Zeman reveals he has asked Putin to supply Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine without EU drug watchdog certification 28 Feb, 2021 07:12 https://www.rt.com/news/516788-czech-sputnik-coronavirus-request/ Czech President Milos Zeman says he has sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, a...
by Sertorio
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Denial of Evil
Replies: 15
Views: 127

Re: The Denial of Evil

Do you think Communism is evil, Sertorio? No. I think some of the methods used to implement communism were evil. But communism was also practiced by religious communities throughout history, including Christian monastic communities. Or by non-religious primitive communities in places such as the Am...
by Sertorio
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: A Tale of Russians and Mongols
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: A Tale of Russians and Mongols

(In a somewhat mitigated form the hereditory evil lives on still in the apparent inability of post-USSR Russia to morph into a modern democracy: internationally trustworthy; respectful of human rights within and an acceptable member of the comity of nations without.) . The ironic thing is that your...