NAP Problems

I read a comment by a friend on Facebook recently about the NAP and it kicked off the conversation described and editorialized below. This continues my belief that the NAP is a weak grounding for economic analysis or derived normative claims relative to de facto property rights. Section II lists some articles on the site … Read more NAP Problems

3 Problems With Libertarianism

Lauren Southern just released a video criticizing modern libertarianism. She’s got some points, but imo they mostly apply to the modern libertarian movement and not libertarianism qua libertarianism as an intellectual thingy. This article points out my three issues with the latter, but I largely agree with her points as well. I argue: Anarcho-capitalists are … Read more 3 Problems With Libertarianism

The Military Singularity

This article argues that a singularity-like event in the market for defense would be a watershed moment in the transformation of a mixed economy to polycentric governance. I won’t be calculating a date in the context of this article. One explanation for the existence of government is that government itself is the emergent output of … Read more The Military Singularity

In Support of Christian Anarchism

This article partly reconciles Christianity and Anarchism, at least in the form of peaceful, legal anarcho-capitalism. While I am an anarchist, I am also a gradualist and an advocate of peaceful and legal anarchism. I want an anarchy, but I don’t want an anarchy today. I think it would result in socio-political and economic shock … Read more In Support of Christian Anarchism

Re: Still Not the Anarchists Cookbook

This article will respond to another article titled, “Still Not the Anarchists [sic] Cookbook,” which is an article advocating that Christianity and anarchism may be incompatible. The article is located here. From it may be drawn one argument from Christianity against anarchism, which is that God wants us to have government. Scripture used in support … Read more Re: Still Not the Anarchists Cookbook

5 Objections to Anarchism

This article will discuss a few of my objections to the work of David Friedman and Larken Rose. First let me disclaim that I am a huge fan of David Friedman and even a marginal fan of Larken Rose, although I have only trivially researched the latter until now. Despite our several agreements, there are, … Read more 5 Objections to Anarchism

The 5 stages of becoming an anarchist

Source – Joseph S. Diedrich – Washington Times Communities – 8/25/13 [From John: I found this article humorous and useful. The article recommends some good books which will help bridge the gap between libertarianism, conservatism and anarchism. Furthermore, with some reflection, it can help an anarchist work out the best ways to discuss concepts with fiscal … Read more The 5 stages of becoming an anarchist

5 Routes to Anarchy

In a recent post I discussed problems with seasteading as a route to anarchy. One problem I mentioned was opportunity cost. I argued that alternative routes exist to implement anarchy. In this post I will very introduce 5 routes to anarchy including a brief list of some of the positive and negative aspects of each. … Read more 5 Routes to Anarchy

Forget 2016, In 2020 Adam Kokesh Wants to Abolish the US, Run for President

Adam Kokesh is a well-known liberty movement figure who was recently arrested and did a little time in jail for a protest of his. Add him to the list of known and influential anarchists. John Henrehan from Fox News interviewed Kokesh while he was in jail. See it here:   So Adam would like to … Read more Forget 2016, In 2020 Adam Kokesh Wants to Abolish the US, Run for President

Bryan Fischer: ObamaCare Threatens Homeschooling

Homeschooling takes power from the central government and gives it to the family in a very powerful way, through education. It is freedom at its finest. Homeschooling not only produces consistently better results, it does so cheaper, in a way that minimizes government, in a way that maximizes personal responsibility, in a way that strengthens … Read more Bryan Fischer: ObamaCare Threatens Homeschooling