Philosophy

Rothbard Button

Why I’m Not Pushing The Rothbard Button

Let’s get some definitions out of the way. What is the Rothbard button? It’s essentially an Anarcho-Capitalist purity test. The question is...

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...
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Bad Arguments Vol. 10 – “We Live In A Society”

"In this case, they are saying "We all live in society. These people in society have this problem. Therefore society is responsible." While the attribute of living in society may be shared, there is an illicit error in assuming that this translates to who holds the responsibility."
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Bad Arguments Vol. 15: When A Good Argument Is Still Wrong

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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Civilized Society: On the Death of Civility

This article was initially posted on Being Libertarian. We received permission from the author to re-post the content here. Please visit Being Libertarian for...
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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...
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Bad Arguments Vol. 17 – Million Dollar Minimum Wage

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. 14 – People Are Predictable

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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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...
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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...

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Zulu & Boers vs. The State Of South Africa

For those not informed on the recent events taking place in South Africa, the politics of the nation have turned on the white farmers...
Existence, Reason, And Ethics

Existence, Reason, And Ethics: A Moral Defense of Capitalism Part 2

“Capitalism Is Right Because It Helps The Most People!” This is a common defense of capitalism that you might hear in the “marketplace of ideas”....

Trump, Youtube, & Pre-Election Polling

YouTube crashed for about an hour this week, and that was honestly the most interesting thing to happen in the US this week. In...