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Month: February 2024

THE LIBRARY OF MISTAKES

THE LIBRARY OF MISTAKES

In Edinburgh, Scotland there is a very unique library; “The Library of Mistakes.” https://www.libraryofmistakes.com/ Created in 2011 by a group of finance professionals, it is a specialized library focused on economic and financial mistakes throughout history. The library houses a collection of books, documents, and artifacts that highlight various economic and financial blunders, including market crashes, failed business ventures, and policy error The Library of Mistakes contains over 2,000 books, all relating to economics and finance. The Library of Mistakes…

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RELIGION, POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT A LETHAL MIX

RELIGION, POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT A LETHAL MIX

We start this with the inescapable fact that the Constitution bars a religious test for public office. Unless it be clearly established that an individual holds and, given opportunity, would act upon tenets of a violently antisocial nature, his or her theological views by themselves should not be the basis for granting or withholding access to office. In addition, the First Amendment states “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” However,…

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