Tag: Politics

A bridled horse pulls against its restraints representing empathy in modern culture
Gospel Fare

Bridle Your Empathy So That You Can Truly Love

Modern culture elevates empathy, but at what cost? A deep dive reveals its selective nature, its misuse in politics, and the danger of uncritical adoration. Rather, true virtue lies in charity.

A director’s chair broken in rubble representing the Sound of Freedom Controversy
Dialogue

Sound of Freedom: A Movie, A Mirror

What does the Sound of Freedom Controversy reveal? It showcases a profound cultural discord, fueled by the media and cognitive biases, overshadowing our shared objectives.

Politics

A Latter-day Saint Case for Evan McMullin

Evan McMullin is committed to the ideals that founded our American republic—and embodies both an independence and bipartisan cooperation our country dearly needs. He’s also unwilling to excuse, rationalize or justify the real threats to democracy our former president represents.

Politics

A Latter-day Saint Case for Mike Lee

Senator Lee is guided by constitutional principles and a pragmatic approach to national issues and former President Trump. I trust his character and know that he sees the real threats from the radical left.

Ben Pacini with Joseph Addington on Georgism
Radical Civility

Georgism: What is it and how could it help?

Tired of our current tax structure? I visit with my friend Joseph Addington about Georgism. We nerd out over what it is, what problems it could solve, and possible areas of application.

Ben Pacini with Dallin Crump on Student Loan Forgiveness and the State of Higher Education
Radical Civility

Student Loan Forgiveness and the State of Higher Education

I discuss President Biden’s recent student loan forgiveness policy with a good friend, Dallin Crump. We uncover the ins and outs of the policy, the implications it has, and other potential solutions to the deeper issue.

Politics

Has Politics Become Your New Religion?

Is the kingdom you seek in this world or the next? Here’s a little self-assessment to tell if it’s time to look in the mirror.

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