#110 Going Back to the Office

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#108 God’s Frameworks

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#107 Training is Not Education

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#105 The Free Market Feeds the Poor

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#104 Does God Want Us to Be Rich

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#103 We’re All Agents

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#102 The Debt Ceiling

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#101 Inflating Inflation

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#100 Takers Are Not Makers

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#99 Faith and Freedom

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#98 The Myth of National Self-Reliance

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#97 Feeling vs Thinking

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#96 Tax the Rich

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#95 Paying People Not to Work

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#93 Public Ownership & Scarcity Part II

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http://media.blubrry.com/1463975/davearnott.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/92-Public-Ownership-Scarcity-Part-II.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS | More#92 Public Ownership and Scarcity Part II Humans are a part of God’s natural creation.  Christian economics care how global warming affects them. Does private or public ownership care for scarce resources more effectively? Global Warming Oh, I’ve tried to stay…

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#92 Public Ownership & Scarcity Part I

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#91 The Chicken or the Egg

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#90 Equality or Equity

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#88 Don’t Fear the Future

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#87 Gross National Freedom

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#86 Bidenomics and Economic Reality

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