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dogmatism

No, We Aren’t Immune to Dogmatism

"The issue of dogmatism is one that we firmly believe is at play in the current political climate, but rarely do we bother to shift that mirror towards ourselves to see if we too are not guilty."
sock account

The Death of the Sock Account

"If you currently own a sock account, I recommend you save anything you don't want deleted. Yesterday. If your identity gets reported, or the AI system flags it, your profile will be toast in ten minutes."
Democracy

The Myth of Democracy

"The manipulation and slanted use of the term allows for the masses to think that they have some sort of say in the process. However, the idea of American democracy is just as much myth as the idea that Denmark is socialist."
Nazis

Sometimes You’re Stalin: The Problem With “Fighting Nazis”

"Those that wish to simply start fighting Nazis, in general, miss the mark. A great example of this is Antifa."
Trudeau

Trudeau is Proof the Other Guy Shouldn’t Matter

"Judgments can and need to be made with a clear focus on the matter at hand. Most importantly, bringing up how terrible the other option is does little more than show that neither should end up in power."
Bump stock

Bump Stocks, Why the NRA Sucks, and Why You Should Care

As an avid firearms enthusiast, I often find myself in the middle of robust conversations about the politics and philosophy of private firearms ownership...
fields

The Potter’s Fields

"He thought back on all the time he’d spent in those fields, ruining his body just to get by another day."
common sense

Why Common Sense Isn’t All That Common

"What common sense is, in its own funny way, is common knowledge, no? Well, not exactly."
libertarian coalition

Is a Libertarian Coalition Possible?

"The focus of the Libertarian Coalition seems instead to focus on the education side. The point of the movement isn’t to ignore the differences between the different ideologies, but rather to focus on the similarities and encourage discourse and (civil) debate between the ideas so everyone involved becomes more knowledgeable and better equipped to deal with the various forms of authoritarians that wish to impose their will upon the populace."
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."

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Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....