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Celebrity

The Consumable Good of Celebrity

"Celebrity teaches us just how much influence an everyday citizen has within the economy. If enough people toss out the good of fame, the consequences can be swift and severe."
Taiwan

Three T’s of China: Taiwan

"Taiwan acted just like any other independent nation, unlike what some other superpower nations might have us believe, that it’s 'part of China.'"
Tibet

Three T’s of China: Tibet

"The issue with Tibet is that China is the crazy girlfriend that will not let go. She still considers them a couple while everyone else knows it’s more complicated and really shouldn’t continue."
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...
Banks

Deregulating The Banks: What Libertarians and Socialists Can Support

"One issue that both the Misesian and Proudhonian varieties can use to promote freedom is the deregulation of the banking industry."
Border

Open Borders: Because Freedom Trumps Utility

"The current debate regarding Trump’s proposed border wall and border control, in general, is inherently flawed because it asks the wrong question..."
Utopian

Anarchy Will Not Be Utopian

"We need to start understanding the differences between something being preferential and it being perfect. Anarchy is neither utopian nor perfect, and that’s exactly the point."
Stock Market

Dominos Tipping Toward Financial Crisis

"Yes, the stock market is going up now... just like it did right before the 2007 market crash. And by March 2009 it had lost 54% of that value. History is repeating itself."
Tiananmen Square

Three T’s of China: Tiananmen Square

"It is important to see Tiananmen as a reminder of the slippery slope of rampant statism; that the state can and will do whatever it takes to secure its interests at the expense of the people’s freedoms and even their lives."
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...

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laws

Laws Are Supposed to Serve Us

"In principle, new laws are passed, upheld, and enforced to protect us and our inalienable rights. Violation of these laws have consequences and the fear of the consequences are meant to deter us from said violations."
Meme

Why the Left Can’t Meme

"Memes are a new addition to comedy as a whole and are largely a rebuke of the rise of PC. They carry the same basics of age-old joke telling, wherein there’s a premise, set up, and punchline."
resign

Congress Should Resign

"We don’t need a war to cause revolution, just for Congress to do the right, logical, simple, inexpensive, and patriotic thing in resigning for the good of the country."