It makes us frugal; it encourages saving, wealth creation, and the deferment of gratification; it compels us to provide for the future; above all it ensures that children are brought up and taught to become self-reliant, and that the weak, the sick, and the elderly have others to succor them.
When the family breaks down, we get crime, drug-taking, impoverishment, psychological problems, and much else at the personal level; and we get a cycle of deprivation, the growth of an underclass, spiraling social-welfare costs, over-government, and severe budgetary problems at a national level.
I must’ve given away my confusion on my face because he quickly put the shirt he was carrying on over the undershirt.
(I think he may have been trying to show off his body.) I’m actually a really laid-back person, but this came off as just sloppy.” — Katie N. He wore a shimmery purple zoot suit and top hat.” —Brittany A.
Even the Enlightenment — which strong secularists like to cite as the foundation of Western liberal polities — is an extension of Christianity as much as a rejection of it.
The family is a natural way of regulating and disciplining us and our ambitions in the activities of everyday life.
He ended up taking me to a burger place.” —Jessica S. For whatever reason, armpit hair exposure on the first date is something I think men should avoid.
Needless to say, the date was not well-received and we went our separate ways.” —Sandie D.
The police were summoned and took her to a psychiatric hospital.
She was then “sectioned” (i.e., legally detained in the hospital against her will but allegedly for her own good).