"With the drug overdose problem that exists in the U.S., obviously, there is a huge need for policy change."
"There’s a few things I find make it easy to identify whether or not jumping in might actually result in something positive."
"You can come up with any half-baked save-the-world scheme as long as you profess good intentions and build up good supervillains."
"As a libertarian, you can think vaccination is a great boon to public health. You can think it’s the best thing since sliced bread. You cannot accept government-sponsored censorship of dissent and you cannot accept mandatory vaccination. Leave that to the fascists."
"If we're not careful, ideology can seduce us into complacency. We become blindly obedient and no longer wish to spring forth from it."
"As perceptive as much of the intellectual’s criticism frequently is, it is made from a highly idealistic and passionately ideological position."
"Socialism can only reach its stated goals through evolving into totalitarianism. It will look drastically different than what the goodwill socialist envisions. It will be closed-minded and nationalistic."
"Before joining a tribe and throwing ideological titles around we ought to learn the pros and cons, history and meanings, and most importantly some actual depth to the things we claim to support."
"The rest of the world has to toe the line and adhere to the Overton window created in the halls of American universities and in the streets of Hollywood. This is ludicrous."
"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."