Liberty is Required for Pursuit of Happiness

Libertarians and others have wondered why Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence concludes its explicitly incomplete list of unalienable rights with the pursuit of happiness rather than property. The website Monticello.org states, Unfortunately, Thomas Jefferson himself never explained his use of Continue reading Liberty is Required for Pursuit of Happiness

Capitalism Because of its Scientific Basis – The Objective Standard

Some advocates of capitalism claim that it is rooted in religion, faith, and God—and although some advocates of socialism, communism, and other forms of statism claim that those systems are supported by science—we can see, on examination, that capitalism, and Continue reading Capitalism Because of its Scientific Basis – The Objective Standard

To Be Ideologically Persuasive, Don’t Be a Jerk | Foundation for Economic Education

Stop Debating and Give Discussion a Try Everyone loves a good debate. The passionate argumentation of ideas with reason, facts, logic, and civility in a public forum. It’s fun to watch, if it’s executed properly. The problem is that it Continue reading To Be Ideologically Persuasive, Don’t Be a Jerk | Foundation for Economic Education