3.4.2, Moral and Material Means.

The part of me that wants to keep things clear in the practical earthly realm wants to restrict talk to talk about earthly things. This would involve restricting talk to that which takes up space, has size, etc. But, here at Puritanical Libertarianism, we take ourselves to be interested (or at least we represent ourselves) […]

The Puritanical Libertarian

Why all the vacillation, here at Puritanical Libertarianism, between the moral–talk of virtue, righteousness, purity (cleanliness), and the economic–trade, profit, loss, wealth? Because, the Puritanical Libertarian asserts the unity of reality and thinks he sees the same in the two spheres. It does not mean that he thinks the two spheres of equal weight. The […]

Investment and virtue

It is one of our fundamental principles that the moral makes possible any real and lasting material production. We think it, in the time of investment, counting produce. We aim at that which will produce morally and materially. Investment is sagacious sacrifice. Investment necessarily requires the choosing of some wants over others. Those that are […]

The elements of production whether moral or material

The producer needs an end. The end should be an addition to the good and not a detraction. The producer needs a means to the end. This takes shape as policy, strategy, steps, rules for action. The producer needs suitable material. This is stuff, and this is tools. The producer needs freedom to move and […]

No longer put off by materialism or impressed by spiritualism.

Spiritualism, as I mean it here, demands talk about the inexpressible. Materialism, as I mean it here, limits talk to the more technically expressible. I get the concerns of both. The Materialist can’t do without the inexpressible. The Spiritualist needs admit the poverty of talk about his object. Both need to get to work. But […]