On the Consistency of Liberty Principles

I love this article. One of the accusations against libertarianism’s principles today is the idea that libertarians so often come to the exact or nearly exact same conclusions when they look at an issue. This conformity shows, people argue, that libertarians don’t think for themselves, because how can people agree on so many issues, with…

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The Seventh Deadly Sin or Why I Abandoned Republicanism

Pride is an ugly thing. One of the biggest problems with pride is that it leads us to reject things that we know nothing about. Take Bill O’Reilly, for example, in being unable to understand the economics Ron Paul is professing, and rejecting him out of hand in spite(or because?): A policy to govern a…

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Reclaiming Virtue & Wisdom

from ToTheSource and Dr. Ross Porter this week comes a spectacular column on our culture’s worship of dis-education and vice: “Humankind cannot stand too much reality.” -T.S. Eliot, Burnt Norton A recent Gallup poll found that 76% of Americans believe moral values in the United States are getting worse. This is the highest percentage in…

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