One of the major mistakes a socialist makes is to try to extend normal family relationships to interaction between all adults. When I say ‘normal,’ I mean the type of relationship wherein people share and care for each other because of a mixture of love and obligation, without wages. The family members live together in […]
I have been politically aware to one degree or another for about the last 40 years. Before that, I pledged allegiance to the United States of America, like every other obedient public school student. I have voted since I have been old enough to do so, as I was told it was my civic duty […]
Can you define education? Chances are you automatically think of the standard institutional model which claims to educate our children. All those classes and subjects, we are told, are basic to a well-rounded education. You would do well to ask who decided this and on what basis. I hate to get bogged down in the […]
You have to be careful what you say you are against these days. It is okay to be against sugar, but not against vaccines. You can be against guns, but not against police using them. You can be against world hunger, but not against governmental control over employment opportunities. In other words, if you against […]
When I crashed on my bicycle in Taiwan few years ago, I broke my face in 4 places, but I couldn’t convince the emergency room staff to even look at my face because they saw some skin abrasions on my shoulder and knee. My face looked fine on the outside. My face wasn’t even in […]
If you think it is okay to do this, then your definition of “freedom for all” is suspect.
The concept of spanking as part of training a child seems to be at odds with the basic tenet of Libertarian philosophy: Do not initiate violence. Most libertarian discussion assumes adult to adult interaction, because the autonomy of adult individuals is straight forward. There is an equality among adults, a self-responsibility and self-direction, that is […]
A tiger’s conscience is his stomach.
The only real “from” in freedom is the freedom “from” other people running your life.
People mistakenly think that certain types of organization buffer them from personal responsibility: