The Purpose of Government

The purpose of government (in a healthy, well-ordered society for this discussion, since the purpose can vary wildly by the kind of society formed) is a just use of force. In the absence of a just use of force, all kinds of individuals and organizations can forcibly...

Material Participation with Evil

“After this Jehoshaphat king of Judah allied himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who acted very wickedly. And he allied himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish, and they made the ships in Ezion Geber. But Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah...