#157 Gridlock is Good

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#21 Economic Humanism

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Economic-Humanism.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreChristians should support less active Monetary and Fiscal policy. Economic Humanism is worth a look.

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#12 All Things in Common?

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#7 Competition and the Fallen Nature

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#6 Jesus Distributed the Gospel Unequally

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#5 Wait or Walk?

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Wait-or-Walk.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIs the economy a force of nature made by God, or a machine that human’s adjust?  Christian economists believe there is a God who guards and guides, so we believe in more passive fiscal and monetary policies.

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