Philosophy

capital punishment

Capital Punishment, Libertarianism, and the Non-Aggression Principle

"A term so downtrodden that it had to be neutralized to “capital punishment.” This faction of morality has superseded generations, and is still in and out of the political sphere today. Neither Left nor Right can collectively figure out the proper stance. Even libertarians are divided on this issue, but for us it comes down to one idea. Does the death penalty violate the non-aggression principal?"
tax the church

Bad Arguments Vol. 23 – Tax The Church

"As libertarians, we shouldn't be advocating for additional entities to be taxed. Saying we need to tax the church is no different than saying we need to tax any and everyone. Even for non-libertarians, this argument that we need to tax the church would only realize most of your fears of having the separation of church and state dissolve."
Principles

Bad Arguments Vol. 22 – Principles Vs. Pragmatism

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....
libertarian

Libertarian Ideas: Why They Won’t Spread

Any libertarian will tell you the most difficult part about being libertarian is that no one ever knows what you’re talking about. Or, if...
dog whistling

Bad Arguments Vol. 21 – Dog Whistling

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....
future homer

Future Homer: Jordan B.Peterson’s 13th Rule

When I was in college I wrote reviews for local bands for MTV. I never thought in my wildest dreams that I would ever...
most important election

Bad Arguments Vol. 20 “The Most Important Election”

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....
private company

Bad Arguments Vol 19 – It’s A Private Company

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....
values

Values: A Moral Defense Of Capitalism Part 3

In this series on Rational Egoism and the Moral Defense for Capitalism, we’ve talked why I believe Altruism is an evil ideology, the backbone...
governance

Laotze Chapter 17: The Taoist View Of Optimal Governance

The supreme rulers are hardly known by their subjects. The lesser are loved and praised. The even lesser are feared. The least are despised. Those who show no...

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americas

Police Face Criminal Prosecution For Death Of Homeowners

We had quite the week this week. An actor caught lying, Bill Weld defected (or returned home depending on your views), a national emergency...
libertarian, libertarians, NAP, history, responsibility, collectivism

10 Things Libertarians Need To Change Part 7: Stop Excusing Collectivism

The libertarian movement and the Civil Rights Act are contentious bedfellows and the spark of much controversy. Rand Paul’s admitting in 2010 of being...
kaepernick

NFL & Kaepernick Reach Settlement Ending The Saga

The NFL and Colin Kaepernick reached a legal settlement on Feb. 15, likely bringing an end to the NFL’s kneeling saga. Kaepernick, the former...