The 10 Commandments of America

Americans have their own religion, propagated by the media and political class. The American virtues underlying these commandments are self-interest, consumption, and instant gratification. These commandments are not to be questioned, and doing so will grant you an immediate label of idiot or dissident fool… From the Altucher Confidential (slightly paraphrased): 1. Own a home.…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – [Short] July Edition

Finally a weekend! Here it goes: Being pro-life is not limited to protecting the unborn, Conservatives. If you haven’t done so in a while, head over to the debt clock. Still wanna say that we shouldn’t cut anything? Europe: putting the coercive nature of government in the hands of the average government worker since the…

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In Pursuit of Virtue (03/05/11)

Let’s play good/bad… Good: absolute poverty has decreased significantly in this country since the 1970s, and it is possible to even further anti-poverty without involving the government. Bad: people refuse to believe it, are ingrained with the idea that we need the government to redistribute the wealth, and are certain that the state needs to…

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