Philosophy

Necessary Evil

On The Topic Of Necessary Evil

A phrase that gets a lot of use when we talk about the government or certain ills that are part of the various mechanisms...

The Forgotten Karl: the Life and Philosophy of Karl Hess

When talking about famous “Karls” throughout history, the likes of Karl Marx, Karl Rove, Sir Karl Popper, and Karl Benz may come to mind...
war on terror

War Against The War On Terror

Yesterday, millions of Americans cheered on as John Bolton was forced to resign from his position as National Security Advisor in the Trump cabinet....
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."
bad faith

We Need To Stop The 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."
Ad Hominem ranking

You’re an idiot for misusing Ad Hominem

In all corners of the world of debate, there will always be those that thankfully have taken the time to understand the importance of...
capitalists are selfish

Stop Saying Capitalists Are Selfish

Quite often when people make negative remarks against libertarians they will claim that capitalists are selfish. Whether it's commenting on the amassed wealth as...
don't know enough

“You Don’t Know Enough”

Quite often in the realm of debate, you'll find those that participate that seemingly lack even fundamental knowledge on the topics being discussed. Whether...
implicit contract

Implicit Contract: An Objectivist Pipedream

To begin I need to make an important note. I'm not talking about implicit contract theory in the economic sense (as that particular theory...

It’s Not Just “Basic Economics”

If you’ve ever engaged in a debate with those on the left I’m willing to bet that a lot of their positions and understandings...

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