Month: September 2013

Rubio Nails it On Big Government

[From John: I don’t really consider myself a fan of Rubio, but man does he nail it here on the problem of Big Government and Obamacare.] Source – Rubio.senate.gov [Excerpt from an interview on “The Sean Hannity Show.”] – 9/20/13

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1 Essential Aspect of Budgeting

This article covers one essential aspect of an efficient budget. “A Clean Slate” An efficient budget needs to start with a clean slate. This can be done through an inventory wipe or through discount accounting. A clean slate means that

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How To Improve Mainstream Science and the Tom Steyer Effect

This article deals with ways to improve certain weaknesses in the way mainstream science is usually practiced these days. The way mainstream science works in many fields these days lends itself to the generation and perpetuation of scientific cronyism. First

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Still Waiting for Them to Cut the Crap

This article covers much of what Intelligent Design is and isn’t. I also discusses some aspects of evolution. A long time ago I wrote an article called Cut the Evolution Crap in which I criticized the so-called “scientific community” for its

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Zdnet: Pay heed to the internet’s Third Wave Cows of Disruption

[From John: This article is funny on the one hand and on the other hand it is also marks an important event. Basically it says that we can now buy beef directly from the farmer with bitcoin. While some people

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Another Improvement for Degreed: Material Detection

This article is on a way improve the education evaluation service offered by Degreed. The issue is that Degreed only recognizes video material from YouTube. My initial response to this discovery was to assert that Degreed ought to add Vimeo

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Another Improvement to Degreed: Retainment

Degreed is an education evaluation service. I am a huge fan of Degreed, but I have also been keeping track of ways to improve the service. This article covers one such improvement. Degreed does not account for the ability to retain

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How Voluntaryists Claim Enforcement Would Work

This article will not make an argument for or against voluntaryism. Instead I will simply be describing the voluntaryist position as I understand it. I will describe voluntaryism in general and then focus in particular on the idea of how

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Caeconomics and Self-Ownership are Incompatible

This article will argue that caeconomics and the concept of self-ownership are incompatible. Self-ownership is a neat concept in ethics and philosophy. Increasingly it is being used in social, political and economic philosophical arguments as well. For example, one of

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Two Key Tests for Caeconomics as a Theory

In this article I will look at caeconomics as a series of theories and prescribe two key tests by which we might validate or invalidate those theories. Caeconomics can be thought of as a unique field of study. However, it

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