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The Errors a Brain Can Make

I think this is pretty much exhaustive: Fallacies FAULTY CAUSE: (post hoc ergo propter hoc) mistakes correlation or association for causation, by assuming that because one thing follows another it was caused by the other. example: The introduction of sex education courses at the high school level has resulted in increased promiscuity among teens. A…

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Private Property Explained

Phred Barnet over at Americanly Yours posted a great summary of the main source of rights according to libertarians: property ownership. I thought you might enjoy the explanation here: Libertarians speak often of private property, but to people not educated in libertarian philosophy, this notion can be confusing and seemingly subjective.  In fact, the opposite…

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Seven Deadly Attributes of the State

Lew Rockwell, the Catholic Austro-Libertarian, can be quite savage in his recounting of the statist vision. The man spares no words and pulls no punches, which is an attribute that few men can say that they have in today’s world. This melding of religion and anti-statism (two worth topics, if I do say so myself)…

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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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