Episode 385 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following aphorisms written by Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski: “A fool believes that the market makes profits corrupting. A person of reason knows that it makes corruption unprofitable.”; “A democratic state is a device for feeding off society by pitting it against itself.”; “A fool finds intolerable the inequality of wealth between the capitalist and the laborer. A person of reason finds intolerable the inequality of rights between the state and the individual.”; “Happiness is the ability to stay intrinsically motivated to exist.”; “Aesthetic maturity is the ability to deliberately ignore the fashionable without turning it into a fashion statement.”; “A successful prediction is a mental journey to the least impossible of the future worlds.”
Episode 384 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and nominating new Supreme Court justices in an election year; Biden and presidential debates; origins of political party colors red and blue; meeting Harry Browne; The Law That Never Was by Bill Benson and the 16th Amendment (income taxation); Cracking the Code by Peter Hendrickson; Irwin Schiff and income taxation fraudulence by the US Federal Government; the difference between libertarians and modern conservatives / modern liberals; government interference in market relationships; nonvoting and culpability for bad politicians; private censorship and when it becomes aggressive; historical capitalism verse free markets; intellectual property disagreements; and more.
Episode 027 looks at carefully handling a new large sum of money or career promotion; the deleterious effects of consuming the news all day long, every day; and the benefits of both the Socratic Method and Nonviolent Communication in handling disagreements with other people.
Episode 383 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following questions from Quora: “Why don’t children have any freedom beyond what their parents give them?”; “Why does choosing not to have children still make so many people argue?”; “What characteristics make a bad father?”; and “What is that one piece of advice that you would surely give your child?”
This episode features from writer and journalist Mustafa Akyol from 2011. Akyol argues that “a fundamental need for the contemporary Muslim world is to embrace liberty – the liberty of individuals and communities, Muslim and non-Muslims, believers and unbelievers, women and men, ideas and opinions, markets and entrepreneurs.”
Episode 382 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: an article he wrote in August 2011 titled, “The By-product of Freedom”; and an article he wrote in June 2018 titled, “Let This Promise in Me Start, Like an Anthem in My Heart”.
Episode 026 is a conversation with Chris Jenkins on reddit user FreakyEcon’s “Timeless Tenets of Stoicism”.
Episode 381 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following news stories: the passing of US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and where they agree and disagree on issues; a serial batterer/rapist gynecologist in Georgia stealing women’s uteruses; the island nation-state of Barbados removing Queen Elizabeth as their Head of State; and Amazonian tribe, the Waorani, win their lawsuit to protect half a million acres of indigenous land from private oil interests.
Episode 380 has Skyler giving his commentary on Art Carden’s latest essay at AIER.org titled, “So You Want to Overthrow the State: Ten Questions for Aspiring Revolutionaries”. The questions include, “Do I have the facts straight?”, “What makes me so sure I won’t replace the existing regime with something far worse?”, and “What will I do with people who aren’t willing to go along with my revolution?”
Episode 379 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: his superhuman ability to not savagely rape the attractive women he encounters while delivering food; how every businesses and economic regulation by government is just a form of protectionism on behalf of some special interest; why democide and genocide doesn’t justify the few and far between government innovations that have benefited humanity; the missing incentives and market pressures of lowering prices and increasing quality from industries that are more or less monopolized by a single provider, including government; and more.