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Debating

The Problem With Debating Everyone

"There’s a few things I find make it easy to identify whether or not jumping in might actually result in something positive."
Anti-federalists

Lessons From the Anti-Federalists

"While the Anti-Federalists may have ultimately lost the fight to the pro-Constitution Federalists, their impact on American political history and the structure of the United States government should not be overlooked."
Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe Economics

When we first start reading into libertarian philosophy, we see examples of how things currently are, and the benefits, both practically and morally, that...
fallacies

Don’t Like It? Leave!

President Trump recently found himself in hot water for making the suggestion that several congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they came from...
free will

On Free Will, Determinism, & Morality

Listen to "Coffee Shop Philosophy - Episode 30 - Free Will vs. Determinism" on Spreaker. https://widget.spreaker.com/widgets.js Is there such a thing as free will? If there...
communism

What They Still Get Wrong About Communism

"Communism and socialism require a massive state with coercion to achieve it's ideal of the state "withering away", but it is inconvenient for modern leftists to acknowledge that their ideas initially need to be forced to be implemented… and even when that happens, they miserably fail."
communism

Sorry Ancaps, Communism Will Happen

"In our critique of communism we follow the same mistake that Ancoms make in assuming capitalism will simply disappear should “real” anarchism be achieved."
intellectuals

On the Wisdom of Left-Wing Intellectuals

"As perceptive as much of the intellectual’s criticism frequently is, it is made from a highly idealistic and passionately ideological position."
toast

A Piece of Toast on Every Plate

"The sun was not yet coming through the window next to the coffee station, but it cast the world it overlooked in magnificent relief. The University, the Library, the Art District, each framed by tall green hedges and luscious trees full of birds."
wars

Who Benefits From Americas Endless Wars?

"Endless (and un-won or even counterproductive) wars would seem a reliable way to fritter away "superpower" status. Patriotic Americans might pause to wonder who would want such a thing."

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