What is the Common Good? [...]
The difference between liberty and license was prominent in Stahl's view of freedom. Building explicitly on an Augustinian conception of ethics and freedom, Stahl articulates a counterintuitive view of political freedom we need to hear today.
A shared love of ideas, ideals, stories, and histories are necessary to rebuild civilization. Therefore, literature and history are necessary points of departure as we move forward in a crumbling civilization.
To Augustine, we have two ways of acquiring justice: transcendent and immanent. Some describe imminent justice as legal justice and transcendent justice as religious justice. However, the Social Justice movement conflates the two.