Is Anarchy a Faustian Bargain?

The common perception of Anarchy today appears to be one of chaos and destruction. Without the State, it is proclaimed, violence would immediately ensue; without law, there'd be no deterrent disincentivizing this, and we'd return, in the words of Thomas Hobbes (1660), to an age where "every man is Enemy to every man", and "the … Continue reading Is Anarchy a Faustian Bargain?

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

Life Expectancy Grew Almost Twice as Fast in Somalia’s Stateless Period as Its Historical Record With One

I wrote an article last month entitled "What the History of Somalia Can Actually Tell Us About the Practicability of an Anarchist Society" to address the common argument of people pointing to Somalia as "proof" that a stateless society doesn't work, and that those who favor a stateless society should move there to see how … Continue reading Life Expectancy Grew Almost Twice as Fast in Somalia’s Stateless Period as Its Historical Record With One

What the History of Somalia Can Actually Tell Us About the Practicability of an Anarchist Society

As a Minarchist commonly engaging with Anarcho-Capitalist people and ideas online, a common theme they appear often to get challenged on is people pointing to Somalia as an illustration of how an Anarchist society looks in practice. The objection tends to come in a variety of “If you like Anarchism so much, why don’t you … Continue reading What the History of Somalia Can Actually Tell Us About the Practicability of an Anarchist Society

Causes to the Reduction of Child Labor During the Industrial Revolution

This article was originally published on Medium. The industrial revolution can be thought of as the starting point of how the modern world has ended up. Prosperity worldwide has skyrocketed [1] and life expectancy has doubled [2] in most countries since its advent. The period has nonetheless generally gotten a negative image among many today, … Continue reading Causes to the Reduction of Child Labor During the Industrial Revolution