The Right to Life and the Purpose of Action What is the right to life? It’s the moral prerogative to act as necessary to live as a human being; to sustain and further one’s life; to flourish in accordance with one’s Continue reading Individual Rights: In Order to Live a Full life, you must be Fully Free
Start with the Democrats’ main line of attack against the distinguished jurist, painting him, as a New York Times headline put it with patronizing folksiness, as NO FRIEND OF THE LITTLE GUY. Senate minority leader Charles Schumer of New York Continue reading Why did Democrats see Gorsuch as a Biased Judge?
“Thinking is man’s only basic virtue, from which all the others proceed. And his basic vice, the source of all his evils, is . . . the refusal to think—not blindness, but the refusal to see; not ignorance, but the Continue reading Respecting “Rights” is Morality Based on Reason
Leftists constantly harp on the so-called problem of inequality—by which they mean inequality of income, wealth, or opportunity. Paul Krugman bemoans “the ever-growing gap between the rich and the rest.”1 Barack Obama says inequality is “the defining challenge of our Continue reading The Left’s “Equality” Agenda is Corrupt
Many libertarians cheered the selection of Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, seeing in the federal judge a kindred spirit. But their enthusiasm may be misplaced. Gorsuch, a provocative writer who has published on a range Continue reading How Libertarian is Neil Gorsuch?
The fundamental political conflict in America today is, as it has been for a century, individualism vs. collectivism. Does the individual’s life belong to him—or does it belong to the group, the community, society, or the state? With government expanding Continue reading Individualism vs. Collectivism: Our Future, Our Choice – The Objective Standard
Consider an example of a moral cause. If you take a job you love at a company you admire, you will work with others in the cause of producing goods and services you enjoy producing. Obviously, nothing is sacrificial Continue reading “A Cause Greater Than Yourself”—Duty?
Leading libertarians can be like herding cats. They’re solitary, stubborn individualists who do precisely what they want and nothing else, and therefore take directions poorly. Leading an organized and efficient liberty activist army is supposed to be next to impossible. Continue reading You can’t force a Libertarian: How to Herd Cats
Consumers are apparently willing to trade a certain amount of privacy for convenience. So what exactly is being collected, stored or shared ? To work, the Echo is always listening. Once it hears someone utter a keyword, such as “Alexa,” Continue reading Shhh, Your Washing Machine Might Overhear You – The New York Times