Philosophy

capital punishment

Capital Punishment, Libertarianism, and the Non-Aggression Principle

"A term so downtrodden that it had to be neutralized to “capital punishment.” This faction of morality has superseded generations, and is still in and out of the political sphere today. Neither Left nor Right can collectively figure out the proper stance. Even libertarians are divided on this issue, but for us it comes down to one idea. Does the death penalty violate the non-aggression principal?"
tax the church

Bad Arguments Vol. 23 – Tax The Church

"As libertarians, we shouldn't be advocating for additional entities to be taxed. Saying we need to tax the church is no different than saying we need to tax any and everyone. Even for non-libertarians, this argument that we need to tax the church would only realize most of your fears of having the separation of church and state dissolve."
Principles

Bad Arguments Vol. 22 – Principles Vs. Pragmatism

Find yourself arguing in favor of liberty, economics and any other political issues popular in current discourse? Well, bad news. You’re doing it wrong....
libertarian

Libertarian Ideas: Why They Won’t Spread

Any libertarian will tell you the most difficult part about being libertarian is that no one ever knows what you’re talking about. Or, if...
dog whistling

Bad Arguments Vol. 21 – Dog Whistling

Find yourself arguing in favor of liberty, economics and any other political issues popular in current discourse? Well, bad news. You’re doing it wrong....
future homer

Future Homer: Jordan B.Peterson’s 13th Rule

When I was in college I wrote reviews for local bands for MTV. I never thought in my wildest dreams that I would ever...
most important election

Bad Arguments Vol. 20 “The Most Important Election”

Find yourself arguing in favor of liberty, economics and any other political issues popular in current discourse? Well, bad news. You’re doing it wrong....
private company

Bad Arguments Vol 19 – It’s A Private Company

Find yourself arguing in favor of liberty, economics and any other political issues popular in current discourse? Well, bad news. You’re doing it wrong....
values

Values: A Moral Defense Of Capitalism Part 3

In this series on Rational Egoism and the Moral Defense for Capitalism, we’ve talked why I believe Altruism is an evil ideology, the backbone...
governance

Laotze Chapter 17: The Taoist View Of Optimal Governance

The supreme rulers are hardly known by their subjects. The lesser are loved and praised. The even lesser are feared. The least are despised. Those who show no...

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bad faith

Bad Arguments Vol. 25 – Bad Faith Arguments

"If the goal was as stated, open discourse, then we wouldn't fall into the trappings of fallacious arguments. It is the secondary desire to win or to humiliate that perverts the discourse. It also leads to the inability to make corrections or accept faults in our own thinking."
france yellow vest movement riot protest

Yellow Vest Movement: What Libertarians Need To Know About France

"France decided to announce a gas tax in an attempt to roll out a greener economic policy. New taxes? Revolution? It’s a Libertarian’s dream scenario, right?! There’s only one problem, a lot of the people in France are standing up against the government, and demanding more government."

China’s Threats, Antifa Violence, & A Mostly Empty Meeting

"This week on the Canadian news roundup: Violence breaks out at a protest in Ottawa over the Trudeau's plans with the U.N., China makes threats over the apprehension of Huawei executive, and the first ministers meeting resulted in... a whole lot of nothing."