Dr. Paul ClevelandNavigating Controversial Issues
Is it possible to “abolish all property rights”?
Have you ever thought about the fact that your labor is your property?
What happens to communal bicycles on a college campus?
It seems that the moral fabric of our culture is undergoing some major reconstruction as many voices today declare we should all accept behavior that has for centuries been deemed as immoral.
Should whatever is the currently accepted morality be the basis for our laws?
What is positivism?
Who popularized this view of what laws we should adopt?
Is cost/benefit analysis the best way to determine what should be law?
Is there a better way?
Do we need government?
What does it mean to be free agents?
What does the Apostle Paul say is the purpose of government?
How does politics affect government?
How does government redistribution destroy freedom?
How does government redistribution of wealth destroy community?
How does free trade promote community?
In a country as wealthy as America, should the government redistribute some of the wealth to help out those who are struggling?
If we vote on it, and the majority of the people think it is a good idea, does this justify taxing away from some to give it to others?
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/