Philosophy

Liberty

Liberty is the Solution to Extremes

"Liberty is neither vindictive nor is it about moral crusading. Liberty is the only answer to the extremism being offered by the left and the right in our society."
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...
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."
Bay Area Police prepare for Protestors, while the state exists

Allowing Tyranny While the State Exists

Every once in a while, it is important to go back and look over some of the stances and arguments you’ve used to see...
social contract

Consent or Perish! The Social Contract Issue

"There are three primary forms of consent: implied, verbal, and written. Social contract theory relies on the former of the three forms to function."
consent

Silence is Not Consent, and Not Voting Does Not Support the Status Quo

"The fact that so few people vote for Libertarian candidates is a very useful signal that party higher-ups should be paying attention to. This isn’t a case of citizens failing in their obligation to vote for the LP, it’s the LP failing in their ability to sufficiently attract voters."
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."
Abortion

Evictionism as a Middle Ground on Abortion?

"The way that we settle abortion is by figuring out how to uphold both sets of freedoms at the same time."
Guilt

Morality and Guilt in Modern Politics

"One of the things I find refreshing about libertarianism is that it doesn't make you feel as if you need to control others because of your own moral failures and guilt."
Fallacy, fallacies, bad arguments

Rapid Fire Fallacy Collection: Part One

"I thought back to the recent installment on the faction wars argument and realized that I should collect some of them together and get through the pile in a single swoop. So, for this installment of Bad Arguments, I present to you a small collection of simply countered arguments that are far too common yet seem to continue to be used without reproach. Hopefully, that will end here."

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Copland

Copland, the Libertarian

"Later in Copland’s life, he shifted from communism to liberalism. For minimalizing oppression from the common man, he was getting warmer, but he could have shifted even further toward even less oppression."
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."
Trudeau

Trudeau is Proof the Other Guy Shouldn’t Matter

"The constant decline we see with the quality of politicians is, ultimately, the fault of those that defend them."