When Should You Shoot a Cop?

Let’s get controversial… Here’s an article by the same name as this post that people all over the political spectrum are infuriated about. But most only read the article name. The text of the thought experiment is much more interesting, especially in light of the reaction by the media, as it was a predictor of…

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Incessant Objections…

arise every time I tell someone I am a libertarian or a free-market capitalist. We have been trained very well in defense of the state, even in its greatest failings. Generally, the theme is “people are too stupid/evil to live without parent-like rulers dictating every aspect of their lives,” though the rebuttal “yes, I agree…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – Late November Edition

Happy Belated Thanksgiving, everyone! There is no better earthly reason for a holiday than to celebrate a virtue and reflect on how it can push each of us toward being an unselfish person. During the homily at a Mass led by a family priest this weekend, we reflected on how gratitude is a wellspring of…

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