Truly patriotic education can only be achieved in a constitutional, and therefore patriotic, manner.
Episode 359 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: why empowerment is not telling people that they are helpless to do anything for themselves and must wait for others to act first; the importance of secure property rights to economic growth; why it’s muddy metaphorical thinking to claim that homicides, suicides, et cetera, are “costs” of loose gun policy; a couple of point against antinatalist philosophy; and more.
If you’re under the age of 40 and you’re reading this, chances are very good that your interest in the liberty movement was sparked by three-time presidential candidate and veteran Texas Congressman Ron Paul. Paul inspired an entire generation of Libertarians, Constitutionalists and limited-government Conservatives with his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.
This episode features a talk by philosophy professor Michael Huemer from 2013. Evidence from psychology and history teaches two main lessons about authority: (a) that human beings have a variety of strong, pro-authority biases, and (b) that socially recognized authority is an extremely dangerous phenomenon.
This week, American astronauts returned to earth. Their trip to the space station was the first manned launch from the U.S. in 10 years. By NASA? No. Of course, not.
We’ve only been a few generations without continuity. It’s still possible to imagine going back, and it’s still possible to return and cling to the communities and institutions and places that make us different, singular, and free. But we have to do it while the memory of a different way of living is still with us.
If you were born in America, you were gifted with quite a heritage: explorers, craftsmen, warriors, statesmen, sailors, writers, and artists from Henry David Thoreau and Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis and Thomas Edison. Should you take pride in that heritage?
Do you say what you think? That’s risky! You may get fired! You’ve probably heard about a New York Times editor resigning after approving an opinion piece by Senator Tom Cotton that suggested the military to step in to end riots. Many Times reporters tweeted out the same alarmist wording, “Running this puts Black NY Times staffers in danger.” Really? How?
Episode 317 has Skyler giving his commentary on the subtopics “Philosophy” and “Society” from Mike Huben‘s “The Short, Simple Dismissal of Libertarianism“. He writes, “99% of libertarianism is obviously untrue or unacceptable for one or more of these reasons… How can we know that so easily? Here are some simple principles that make it obvious.”
Episode 025: Jared invited Ben from the Homesteads and Homeschools podcast, TX Joe from the Insurgency Knitting Circle podcast and Dagorist the homesteader on the show to discuss how sometimes the voluntaryist philosophy can lead to homesteading. These guys shared a lot of knowledge and inspiration and he knows you’ll get a ton of value from this show. Enjoy!