Tag Archives: economics

Review: Babylon’s Banksters (Farrell)

While the specific details often border into the esoteric realm, Farrell’s broader conclusions are sound. Further, Farrell has done the painstaking work of detailing the connections between money, religion, and power. Indeed, the old adage “Follow the Money” rings true … Continue reading

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Review: Mises, Theory and History

While there is much good in this volume, I have some reservations (which I will list in my conclusion). Still, it is very lucid. Values are subjective, but not relative.  Subject simply means “from the knowing subject.”  Thus Mises can … Continue reading

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Usury in Christendom (Hoffman)

Hoffman’s broad thesis is that the Catholic church practically ceased viewing usury as a mortal sin due to clever re-phrasings of the law.  A corollary is that the Protestants did not begin usury (or capitalism).  Many Protestants opposed it, and … Continue reading

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