Dr. Paul ClevelandNavigating Controversial Issues
Today I am joined by my son, Caleb to discuss scarcity a little further. Let me know what you think, and share with your friends. [site_reviews_form title="Rate the...
What do economists mean when they say we live is a world of scarcity?
Don’t we just have too much stuff?
If you could accomplish anything you wanted in your life, what would that be?
What is the invisible hand?
How does a nation’s wealth grow?
Who was Adam Smith?
Do worldview issues matter to you in teaching your children? When it comes to economics, it is important that you prepare them to rightly handle the dominant idea that undergirds most high school and college courses—utilitarianism. Once economics adopted this...
What does morality have to do with economics?
What about people who cheat and steal from others?
What was Moses saying when he said we were made in the “Image of God”?
What are the implications?
What does it mean to "take dominion"? What if every day were better than the day before? God gave Adam and Eve everything they would need to enjoy life in the Garden of Eden, but He did not tell them to put their feet up and live a life of leisure. He commanded His...
Why should you act morally in economic exchange? How should we treat those with whom we trade? [site_reviews_form title="Rate the Video"...
James and Paul discuss various topics including economics, social justice and becoming your own banker. This was recorded in May of 2017. James’ website: https://www.bankingwithlife.com/
Why can’t we all just get along?
Is self-interest the same thing as selfishness?
Can we change human nature with political policies?
Have you ever thought about the fact that work and producing things was part of God's perfect creation design before the Fall? There will always be more to do than we can possibly accomplish with our limited time and resources. Choices must be made. Economics has...
Why is the freedom to innovate so important? Why do we need to be careful about enacting government regulation that restricts innovation? If government bureaucrats directed all research, what effect would it have on the creative process? If the profit motive were...
Why do people produce goods to sell in the market?
What is Say’s Law and does it even apply or matter?
How is wealth created?
How does government intervention in market prices affect the market?
Does the size of the national debt really matter?
Just how big is a trillion?
Who do we owe all that money to anyway?
What do you think of the omnibus spending bill?
What does history say about government spending?
Is the problems confined to one party or is it something more pervasive?