Philosophy

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...
civilized

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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Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....