Moonshine, Myth, & Micro-aggression: WEB GEMS

Sexism or myth? . . . Andrew Syrios of Mises takes on the so-called gender wage gap.

The taken-for-granted economy . . . Frederic Bastiat taught that the costs of legal intervention in the market place are not the main costs. The main costs are in the developments and innovations that we do not experience because they were not allowed to exist.

By the light of the silvery moonshine¬†(7:00). . . Q&A with Jaime Joyce, author of Moonshine: A Cultural History of America’s Infamous Liquor.

Are you a micro-aggresor?. . . If you’ve never heard the term, then you probably are (micro-aggression: n. unintended verbal offense against an individual from a non-privileged group). Just don’t do that at Ithaca College in upstate NY where a bill was passed that will create an on-line reporting system. But it’s ok–this is all about inclusion. Oh yeah, and safety.

How did Christianity grow? . . . Kevin DeYoung uses Rodney Stark’s The Rise of Christianity to¬†provide 13 answers on how Christianity grew from a fledgling community whose leader was executed to a faith comprising nearly a third of the world’s population. Conspicuously missing from these answers, admits DeYoung, is the supernatural.

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