Philosophy

argument

Bad Arguments Vol. 1 – “But You Own An iPhone”

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....
Racist or Libertarian 2

Racist, or Libertarian; Pick One – Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism

Why Racial Prejudice is Not Compatible With Libertarianism There is a frustrating trend among libertarians, to create criteria that exclude others from their own interpretation...

Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard: A Love/Hate Relationship

Within the circles of modern American libertarian politics, two very colorful philosophers are routinely cited as major influences by many liberty minded individuals as...
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San Francisco’s Gold Rush – A Shining Example of Private Justice

It is generally regarded that justice and security must be produced by the government with funds collected via taxation. During the gold rush in...

The Culture War and the Struggle for Liberty – Two Different Battles

The culture war is real. Nobody denies it. However, there is no shortage of misunderstandings of what it means and what we should do...

Bad Argument Vol. 4 – Literally Hitler

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....

Bad Arguments Vol. 3 – Contradictions and Double Edged Swords

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....
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Bad Arguments Vol. 2: You’re an idiot for misusing Ad Hominem

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....
Social Contract

An Evaluation of Social Contract Theory

This article was initially posted on The Principled Libertarian. We received permission from the author to re-post the content here. Please visit The Principled...
Free Speech (1)

Let the People Speak

The first step in political maturity is the understanding that not everybody who disagrees with you is motivated by malice. A lot of people...

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thinkers

In Defense Of Thinkers: Hold Ideas, Not People

This is one of my biggest pet hates - when thinkers are rejected because of one thing they said or did. It’s prevalent in...

In Defense of Hayek – Examining Arguments Among Those Within the LvMI

There’s an article out there, written by Hans Hermann Hoppe, that is pretty brutal when it comes to speaking of Hayek. Alternatively, contemporaries such...

Britain Can’t Dodge EU Copyright, Brexit Wrangling, And Soviet Foul Play

Can Britain keep the memes? Internet trolls in Britain will have to hold their breath longer as it appears the EU’s copyright directive, Articles 11...