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Dangerous Group Thinking

In George Orwell’s novel 1984, O’Brien tells the rebel Winston, “Power is inflicting pain and humiliation. Power is in tearing human minds and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.” O’Brien is incorrect. 443 more words

California Global Warming Lawsuit

California Counties are suing oil companies. 

Tony Heller has a youtube video up explaining what is happening.





Political Economy And Ethical Values

Econazi Death-Worship

George Orwell may have coined the expression “death-worship.” In any case his use of it in “The Last Man In Europe”–working title for his novel “1984,” was the first I ever set eyes on. 960 more words

Individual Rights

Dear Republicans: Where Is Your Positive Healthcare Vision?

This September four years ago, we lamented on these pages that the “Defund Obamacare” movement (this was before “Repeal and Replace”) lacked a positive healthcare vision. 730 more words

Individual Rights

Spotlight: 2013 Mount Laurel Exhibit at Rutgers

Click on the above photo to see the full album.

Here are some pictures I took of a special exhibit at the Rutgers Law Library in 2013, focused on the… 77 more words


July 11, 2017

Today, I’m going to talk about the guarantee of fundamental human rights, one of the three key elements of the Japanese Constitution, along with pacifism and popular sovereignty. 363 more words


Witchcraft and Individual Freedom

Distinctly Modern Magic

Sometimes we have a habit of thinking of magic as a throwback to an earlier time, a period when people didn’t exactly understand the way the world worked. 1,839 more words