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...
vigilance committee

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....
Ad Hominem ranking

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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journalists

Dead & Jailed Journalists: Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year

"These are just four examples of how journalists have faced harassment, threats of imprisonment and even threats upon their lives for reporting injustices committed by government around the world. A free press is vital in ensuring governments remain accountable to their people. When journalists are not allowed to act independently and perform their jobs accurately, government corruption remains hidden from the public."
china

China, What The Hell Is Your Problem This Week?

This weeks roundup will be full focused on China as its been the centerpiece of news this past week. An ex-Canadian diplomat, Michael Kovrig...
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."