Philosophy

private company

The Fact That It’s A Private Company

With all of the excitement and people up in arms about Facebook and other social media giants removing people from their platforms, the general...
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...
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...
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”....
minimum wage

Million Dollar Minimum Wage

Today on Bad Arguments I wanted to go after a talking point that I've heard libertarians, conservatives, and general proponents of capitalism use against...
altruism

Altruism & Rational Egoism: A Moral Defense Of Capitalism

Capitalism has clearly won. Karl Marx wrote entire books, detailing his opinions of why and how capitalism would fail. And then the Socialists waited...
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...
argument

When A Good Argument Is Still Wrong

Today on Bad Arguments I wanted to cover an interesting phenomenon I've noticed in various debate circles. What will happen is sometimes there will...
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...

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drugs

A Letter to Oakland from Libertarians

"The Libertarian Party supports first-step solutions to failed policies of the past. The more than 50-year "war on drugs" must now be ended and admitted to being an abject failure to personal liberty..."
Nazis

Sometimes You’re Stalin: The Problem With “Fighting Nazis”

"Those that wish to simply start fighting Nazis, in general, miss the mark. A great example of this is Antifa."
tulsi gabbard

A Libertarian Case For Tulsi Gabbard?

"A Gabbard presidency, if she doesn't go the way of JFK, would inevitably end in less foreign intervention, but far greater domestic intervention. Many argue that this will happen anyways. Unfortunately, this is so. However, I believe it will come at a much quicker pace under Gabbard."