Author Archives: Darrell Dow

About Darrell Dow

I am first and foremost a sinner saved by grace. A disciple of Jesus Christ, I'm Reformed theologically, a recovering Baptist, and a paleoconservative politically.

Trolling Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson casts himself as a man standing on the authority of scripture, battling mightily against wrong-headed bible teachers who have wandered to the right and to the left.  Wilson is a verbally-gifted writer and has demonstrated a willingness to … Continue reading

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Immigration Undermines Social Trust, Part IV: Political Consequences of Mass Immigration

“The safety of the Republic depends essentially on the energy of a common national sentiment…The influx of foreigners must, therefore, tend to…corrupt the national spirit…”~~~Alexander Hamilton Donald Trump’s claim that American elections are “rigged” has been greeted with a flurry … Continue reading

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Immigration Undermines Social Trust, Part III: Mass Immigration Undermines the Free Market

By Darrell Dow In prior essays I’ve argued that mass immigration breaks down community, undermining social trust and giving rise to the Nanny State.  In this brief post I want to discuss some implications of open immigration for the operation … Continue reading

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Immigration Undermines Social Trust, Part II: The Rise of the Nanny State

By Darrell Dow The survival of culture depends not merely on the necessary work of reproduction but also upon the care and nurture of the young. Families are designed to be a culture, each with their own set of customs … Continue reading

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IMMIGRATION UNDERMINES SOCIAL TRUST, PART 1: INTRODUCTION

By Darrell Dow “The exclusionists are wrong when they say the current wave of immigration is tearing our social fabric. The facts show that the recent rise in immigration hasn’t been accompanied by social breakdown, but by social repair.”~~David Brooks … Continue reading

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