Natural Rights, X
Although Cato scholars conduct policy research on a broad range of public policy issues and produce books, they do not consider an inactive, or active, God. So, the thoughts of today's Cato scholars can deal only with an atheistic economy. This fact is seen when Cato scholars never agree with a political party. For example, they were critical about George W. Bush's administration and were critics of the thoughts of presidential candidates, John McCain and Barack Obama. (click) However, the School of Economics at Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania concluded that the thoughts of the Cato scholars are excellent. But, how can any university say that an economic paper can be valued if the paper does not consider God?
It is clear that the 18th century scholars of the Cato Institute promoted the social contract theory, and the active God, of John Locke to the founders of the USA. But today, Cato scholars are promoting deism and the social contract of Jean- Jacques Rousseau to today's U.S. leaders. If these promotions are true, I conclude that the to days scholars of the Cato institute are promoting a white collar crime by violating the 18th century founding documents.
In this blog, it is now clear that the meanings of subjects such as limited government, individual liberty, free markets, and peace are too vague for their open use.