Philosophy

we have to do something

“We Have To Do Something!”

December 7th, 1941. On this day over 350 planes and 6 aircraft carriers made their way from Japan toward Hawaii to execute Operation AI....
most important election

“The Most Important Election”

Today on Bad Arguments I wanted to touch on the recent election that came and went in the USA and the rhetoric that surrounded...
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...
leave

An Evaluation of Social Contract Theory Part 2: If You Don’t Like it, Leave!

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...
observations and prescriptions

Observations vs. Prescriptions

"Just because the observations are correct does not mean that the prescriptions will automatically be correct as well. It’s the difference between the facts and the arguments," writes Killian Hobbs in this week's Bad Arguments
segregation

The Free Market: The Enemy of Racists

In a market setting, racists who arbitrarily discriminate are forced to pay for that decision. If an employer refuses to hire anyone of a...
Utopian

Anarchy Will Not Be Utopian

"We need to start understanding the differences between something being preferential and it being perfect. Anarchy is neither utopian nor perfect, and that’s exactly the point."
The question about pedophiles

Pedophiles: A Libertarian Perspective

There has been a rising debate on the idea that pedophilia is a sexual orientation. Members of the left have begun advocating for the...
Paternalism

Government Paternalism

"The government has a vested interest in prolonging adolescence. This is because those with an adolescent mindset will need a care taker, and the government will be right there to provide it."
race realism, IQ

Let’s Talk About Race Realism

"Today I wanted to touch on a touchy topic for many: race realism. Those two words are likely to get some people's backs up immediately and get others excited thinking I'm going to say exactly what they want to hear. Honestly, I plan on satisfying neither groups."

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Democracy

The Myth of Democracy

"The manipulation and slanted use of the term allows for the masses to think that they have some sort of say in the process. However, the idea of American democracy is just as much myth as the idea that Denmark is socialist."
fair share

What Is Your Fair Share?

"When it comes to calculating our fair share, we would need surely to assess the benefits of how society is arranged and the ways we inherit and gain from the aspects that fall to our favor, no? Frankly, no."
Black City

This Day I Bid You Shout

"Thirty years had passed since the walls went up. They’d been celebrated within the Black City. Each white brick laid was one step closer to safety."