The Significance of Introspection for Personal Growth

Throughout our lives, we all have to grow and mature to adjust to our changing environment. From the moment we're born to when our time has come to pass, there's always some way for us to improve and become better. "Man’s starting point," as Claude Frederic Bastiat asserted, "is ignorance and inexperience." Though we are … Continue reading The Significance of Introspection for Personal Growth

Individual Responsibility and the Pursuit of Meaning and Happiness in a Free Market

Despite the great abundance a relatively free market has brought to the world at least since the industrial revolution, there's no lack of critics who seek to overhaul and replace it with a more ideal system in light of their values and ideologies. The system we're living under encourages greed and numbs people to a … Continue reading Individual Responsibility and the Pursuit of Meaning and Happiness in a Free Market

The Role of Faith in the Rational Mind

During the last few centuries, the philosophy underlying Western culture has gradually been molded to increasingly resist and counter religious impulses, the effects of which have manifested themselves especially intensely in recent decades. For better or worse, less and less people seem to believe in any god or religious manifestations, care about its scriptures, or … Continue reading The Role of Faith in the Rational Mind

Vices and Virtues of Tradition

The process of growth and self-improvement for the individual is to a large extent dependent on following the tracks of others who have come further in life. Early childhood is highly reliant on such imitation, to learn how to walk, speak, read, etc., and likewise must one in many cases seek out help from professionals … Continue reading Vices and Virtues of Tradition

Why Socialism Leads to Totalitarianism and Vice Versa

Despite the horrific experience with Socialism across the world throughout the 20th century, the doctrine still maintains plenty of followers and has been growing especially since the Great Recession. "It wasn't real Socialism," they proclaim. While the Statist Socialists, most of whom call themselves "Democratic Socialists", contend that their system could work as long as … Continue reading Why Socialism Leads to Totalitarianism and Vice Versa

Vaccines As Weapons Against Us: The Dangerous Collusion Between Big Pharma, Regulatory Agencies, the Media, and the Academy

Read this booklet in PDF format. From what the mainstream media would have us believe, there is a near-unanimous consensus that vaccines are completely safe and effective without any negative side-effects at all, and that those who dare even question that narrative are either fringe lunatics or being willfully dishonest for personal financial gain. Though in … Continue reading Vaccines As Weapons Against Us: The Dangerous Collusion Between Big Pharma, Regulatory Agencies, the Media, and the Academy

The State as a Business and Incentive Structure

During the millennia governments have existed, the core of their nature appears to hardly ever have been properly investigated or their legitimacy questioned. It's no rare phenomenon to see objections that the institution holds too much power at a given moment, or that it should not take on additional functions, but that's usually where the … Continue reading The State as a Business and Incentive Structure

The Growth of the American Police State

Among the many violations of the rights to life, liberty, and property Americans have experienced in later decades, the increasing degree of police brutality has played an especially scarring role. Every year, over a thousand people are killed by the police, and every single day there are new victims who lose their lives or get … Continue reading The Growth of the American Police State

What The Matrix Can Teach Us About Choice, Free Will and Human Action

Not scarcely is it referenced to the Matrix Trilogy in a contemporary political context, perhaps especially among conservatives and libertarians. They have "red-pilled", they say, alluding to when the main character Neo was given a choice between staying in blissful ignorance in the Matrix (blue pill) or waking up to the horrendous reality behind the … Continue reading What The Matrix Can Teach Us About Choice, Free Will and Human Action

The Mill Fallacy and the Importance of Investigating Heterodox Ideas

If one legitimately wants to seek out the truth, one ought to investigate a myriad of different ideas and viewpoints. The natural biases, fallacies and irrationality of man, however, present many hinders arduous to overcome on this venture. We have a tendency to look for data confirming our own theories (confirmation bias), present the other … Continue reading The Mill Fallacy and the Importance of Investigating Heterodox Ideas