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If no one can appeal to justice except to government, justice will be perverted in favor of the government, constitutions and supreme courts notwithstanding. Constitutions and supreme courts are state constitutions and agencies, and whatever limitations to state action they might contain or find is invariably decided by agents of the very institution under consideration.…

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+ If there is no God, then all that exists is time and chance acting on matter. If this is true then the difference between your thoughts and mine correspond to the difference between shaking up a bottle of Mountain Dew and a bottle of Dr. Pepper. You simply fizz atheistically and I fizz theistically.…

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+ We have learned from Ludwig von Mises how to respond to the socialists’ evasion (immunization) strategy as long as the defining characteristic—the essence—of socialism, i.e. the absence of the private ownership of the factors of production, remains in place, no reform will be of any help. The idea of a socialist economy is a…

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A tax-funded protection agency is a contradiction in terms, and will lead to ever more taxes and less protection.

– Hoppe
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+ God loves the plagiarist. And so it is written “God created humankind in His image, in the image of God He created them.” God is the original plagiarizer. With a lack of reasonable resources from which to filch – man created in the image of what? The animals? – the creation of man was…

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My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy (philosophically understood, meaning abolition of control not whiskered men with bombs).

– J.R.R. Tolkien

Some governmental reflections on his writings can be found here, here, and here. A religious reflection is coming…