This article responds to a specific section of Michael Huemer’s Scary Bible Quotes, “On Slavery and Subjugation of Women.” In an answer to Question 5 in his introduction, Michael Huemer claims his quotes are in context. I will echo his other critics and argue at least one of his points is definitively not in context. … Read more Re: On Slavery and Subjugation of Women
In politics there is an age old question about why policymakers, those who implement such policies, and others, commit bad action. The question is, are they acting immorally or with incompetence? I do not usually deal with this question because: It’s extremely hard to demonstrate that someone has acted immorally. In politics, my view isn’t … Read more Immoral or Incompetent?
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
This article will rigorously define, compare and contrast organizations and institutions. This article is a bit long but worth the read. It is an improved version of part of a paper I wrote for a public policy class during graduate school. The paper received an A- and I am confident it would have been an … Read more Organizations and Institutions
This article seeks to define government. I recently read some of the work of David Friedman and watched a video of his speech at PorcFest. He attacked, I think successfully, the Weberian definition of government. He then provided his own definition which doesn’t work either, for reasons I will address in my next article. I … Read more Defining Government
Competitive social contracting is another method of implementing anarchy. Competitive governance is the general strategy behind both seasteading types and this type of implementation of anarchy. This strategy seeks to create a free market of governance. Such a market would rapidly evolve into anarchy. We presently have a market for governance but it is not … Read more Competitive Social Contracting
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
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
Yes, an anarchic nation can exist. This article will cover that question which is often asked by skeptics of anarchism and will also cover some exciting news about one such up-and-coming community according to Edan Yago, an odd name belonging to a phenomenal gentleman. The fist line of evidence that an anarchic state can exist … Read more Can an Anarchic Nation Exist?
So they can spy but we can’t? That’s the gist of the news coming out of the related Snowden, Manning, NSA and PRISM stories. Larry Klayman at World Net Daily reports that Democratic Presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton herself is implicit in the release of government secrets, just like Manning and Snowden. Unlike Manning and Snowden, … Read more Government Can Spy on You, but You Can’t Spy on It