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#subsidiarity🚸 thread πŸ“ƒ 

Proceeding will be selections from this excellent summary of #subsidiarity by David W. Cooney that distinguish its fundamental principles from Enlightenment #socialcontract conceptions of #limitedgovernment and #federalism

practicaldistributism.blogspot

"An important difference between #subsidiarity and the view more commonly accepted in our society is that the higher levels don't get their authority from the lower levels. What authority they have is natural to them by their existence." ~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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"The government of a community exists by virtue of the community's existence, and its authority is over precisely those things which deal with preserving the #CommonGood of each member and the totality of its members in matters that go beyond their own authority."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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⚠️ Trigger warning for libertarians! 

"[T]he authority of the government of each order of community is not granted to it from its members. Just as children do not establish the government of their parents or grant their authority, members of a higher order of community do not establish its government or grant its authority."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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"#Subsidiarity [...] takes an older view of the #socialcontract idea, where the 'contract' may establish the form of government and who will hold the positions of government, but is limited in terms of establishing the functions of government."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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"Therefore, neither the higher, nor the lower, orders of community may usurp the roles and authorities that are part of the internal life of any given community. This applies regardless of the form of government. It applies equally to a #monarchy, a #republic, or any other form."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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"By having children, parents are obligated to care for, educate, and raise them to be virtuous people. They also become obligated to support and care for one another, for the #CommonGood of each other and the children they are obligated to raise."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

#subsidiarity #rights

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"#Rights are based on obligations which come from nature. There is no such thing as a right without an obligation to establish it. People think that #freedom is achieved by protecting #rights. In reality, #freedom is achieved by protecting #duties."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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"[A] city, by virtue of its establishment has the obligation to establish laws for the #CommonGood of those living in its jurisdiction."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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"#Subsidiarity is the basis for a true understanding of #limitedgovernment. #Subsidiarity is the firm basis for establishing protections for the #freedom of individuals and the #freedom of each order of community within a society. #Subsidiarity is the foundation of true #liberty."

~David W. Cooney is.gd/etinHk

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Engineers are trained heavily in math and science so that they can minimize it’s necessity in their design work.

#Prolife is not enough. We need a #prosoul politics, one that promotes the cultivation of virtue individually and socially.

I agree with eternal damnation in principle. 

However, I do not believe it can be applied fairly and justly in the modern world.

πŸš¦πŸš™ πŸ’¨ At the intersection of the , , and the natural /s, this collection of biological essays is about to run a red light at 60mph. They will change your life. Cannot recommend enough.

thenewatlantis.com/collections

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