Peter Leeson: Can Anarchy Work? (49m)

This episode features an interview of economics and law professor Peter Leeson from 2017 by Trevor Burrus and Aaron Powell, hosts of the Free Thoughts podcast. They discuss rational choice theory as it applies to self-governance. What happens in the absence of government? They also discuss the difference between government and governance, what it means to be stateless, and how anarchy is perceived in the world today. Purchase books by Peter Leeson on Amazon here.

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David Friedman: Legal Systems Very Different from Our Own (56m)

This episode features a lecture by economics professor David Friedman from 2013. Based on a course he teaches and a forthcoming book, he discusses the characteristics of legal systems quite unlike any we’ve known in contemporary Western society. Examples range from historic Imperial China and Periclean Athens to modern gypsies and Amish. Purchase books by David Friedman on Amazon here.

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Shepard Thinks… and a Truck Rant (23m) – Episode 014

Episode 014: A former law enforcement officer comments on Episode 013 of The Voluntary Contrarian Podcast, and my parody of a “Truck Rant”.

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Robin Grille: Natural Born Bullies (15m)

This episode features an audio essay written by psychologist Robin Grille in 2007, which comprises Chapter 24 of Everything Voluntary: From Politics to Parenting, edited by Skyler J. Collins and published in 2012. He explores the origins of bullying. Purchase books by Robin Grille on Amazon here.

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Cops Are The New Sheep (23m) – Episode 013

Episode 013: Who has authority over you, “Rule followers” or you?

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Jonathan Haidt: The Coddling of The American Mind (1h2m)

This episode features a lecture by social psychologist Jonathan Haidt from 2018. He addresses the subject of his new book — The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting up a Generation for Failure — in which he investigates the causes of our current confusion, conflict and polarization and offers solutions for individuals and institutions to flourish amidst our differences. Purchase books by Jonathan Haidt on Amazon here.

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