Philosophy

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."
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."
ben shapiro, andrew neil, politics live, bbc

Ben Shapiro DESTROYED by BBC?

While I don’t usually do this, I feel when talking about as divisive of a personality as Ben Shapiro that I need to clarify...
McNukes

Tactical McNukes Are Not For Sale

"Yes, I’m talking about recreational nukes, or McNukes they’ve come to be called."
Ideology

The Problem of Ideology

"If we're not careful, ideology can seduce us into complacency. We become blindly obedient and no longer wish to spring forth from it."
intellectuals

On the Wisdom of Left-Wing Intellectuals

"As perceptive as much of the intellectual’s criticism frequently is, it is made from a highly idealistic and passionately ideological position."

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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."
Jay's Execution

Jay’s Execution

"And that was the moment something clicked in Jay’s mind. He could pinpoint the start of it all to that very moment, with the Senior Editor wiping perspiration from his wrinkled forehead before taking a shaky drink from his mug of coffee. From there, sitting in that stuffy office, Jay could map out everything, from one to the other, that now led down a musky hallway toward his death."
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...