Liberty is the political condition under which physical force is legally barred from social relationships. This condition depends on and is sanctioned by the moral principle of individual rights—the idea that each person has a moral prerogative to act on Continue reading Liberty And Morality: Defending the Ethics of Self-Interest
Since capitalism is the only social system in which the courts uphold the principles of objective law—since it is the only social system in which the government protects individual rights (including property rights)—since it is the only social system in Continue reading The Poor, Disabled At The Mercy of Libertarian Individualism
Given the widely acknowledged fact that countries and populations enjoy wealth and prosperity precisely to the extent that they embrace capitalism, why does Pope Francis call capitalism “the dung of the devil” and jet around the globe aiming to rid Continue reading Pope Francis Opposes the Right to Keep and Use the Product of One’s Effort
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