Here is a new article that links grade inflation to the rampant individual that inevitably leads to social relativism.
The subprime auto loan bubble may be the next one to pop. Here is an article of mine that explains the risks.
Here is a link to an article regarding technology in the classroom.
The article appeared in The Providence Journal.
Hope you enjoy!
The peer-reviewed “Journal of Markets and Morality” has just published my piece. If your library, or you, have access to this journal I hope you find the read interesting. Let me know.
Why Enough Is Never Enough: John Locke, Rene Girard, and Money
John Locke’s influential account of how humans develop money and acquire property lacks an explanation of why individuals feel the need to increase their material possessions. Rene Girard’s theory of mimetic desire can fill this void. Combining Locke with Girard will help show why money overwhelms a sense of ethics or morality within the individual and why laws are insufficient restraints on men’s behavior within this realm.
Kyle Scott, “Why Enough Is Never Enough: John Locke, Rene Girard, and Money,” Journal of Markets & Morality 16, no. 2 (Fall 2013): 487-505
Here is an article on the violence in South Sudan and why it does not mean secession was a failure.