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Why Moral Theory is Needed in the Fight for Liberty, Not Just Economics and the Non-Aggression Principle

Many libertarians will tell you that moral theories have relatively little to do with their advocacy of libertarianism. They think that liberty is morally neutral. Their thinking for why this is so is basically that liberty enables people to live by all sorts of different moral ideas. 5,599 more words

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My Philosophy

Philosophy is not a thing I cover on this blog much, but I think it would be interesting to share my philosophical beliefs on the world, and the world around me. 547 more words


Concepts – formed or found?

The other day I found the following in a debate on Facebook:

Forming new concepts requires the active, volitional use of measurement-omission (remember that forming concepts is literally a volitional, not automatic process).

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Greed is Bad

In the movie Wall Street, the director sought to present to viewers a modern-day parable illustrating the harmful effects of greed. By portraying the protagonist, Gordon Gekko, in what he regarded as an unfavourable light, and the fact that Gekko and his young protégé go to jail for insider trading, he probably believed that the movie would serve as a moral lesson about the dangers of excessive corporate greed and arrogance. 2,379 more words

Act II: Free-Market Folly: Why Economics Is Not A Science

Jeremy Corbyn is Here to Stay

Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as the leader of the Labour Party, and while it is tempting to simply point and laugh at the mess his party is in, his continuing popularity portends a dark future for the politics of the United Kingdom. 373 more words

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About Moradi

My hair and skin smell like the joint he’s been rolling ever since I met him.

He’s one best friend I took with me, is here. 434 more words

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Riots! Riots Everywhere!

Modern trends for free expression culminate around events that are tragic, either to society as a whole or local communities, gathering together to show support for the side you ride the bandwagon with and declare the crimes of the opposing side; like an eternal football game on the world’s stage, the two sides battle it out. 1,310 more words