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Individuals vs. The Majority

The question of the rights of Individuals versus the rights of the Majority won’t be answered in our lifetime, but finding the perfect balance seems to be the eternal purpose of our country’s existence. 406 more words

Politics

The Teeches & Leeches... by Dr. Soods

The peeples of Lernville were learners—the best!

They shared what they learned; it was school, sans contest.

The pathways of Lernville were twisty and turny, 650 more words

Education Reform

Add Rob Lowe To The Hollywood Blackball List

It’s official: not just a pretty face

Uh-oh:

“My thing is personal freedoms, freedoms for the individual to love whom they want, do with what they want.

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New York Times

A Quick Argument against Nozick

Nozick argues against the legitimacy of a state on the basis of his rejection of two principles; the first regarding enforceability and the second fairness. We shall argue that his challenge to the principle of enforceability is ineffective. 1,619 more words

Philosophy

Bono versus Bill Gates: A capitalist or a statist route to end poverty?

“Aid is just a stop-gap. Commerce—entrepreneurial capitalism—takes more people out of poverty than aid.” You might be surprised that this statement was made by Bono, the front man of U2 and a former crusader for more foreign aid by governments of developed nations. 677 more words

Capitalism

Prohibition and The Minimal State

In our last discussion we argued (1) a certain form of societal collective would emerge naturally from within a state of nature, and  (2) every life within the collective has value. 2,441 more words

Philosophy