Tag Archives: politics

Problems with the Dog-Eat-Dog Trope: Dogs Don’t Eat Dogs

Critics often try to make capitalism seem like a very negative thing. However, it is actually difficult to make individuals who own themselves and their property, dealing with one another voluntarily rather than coercively—the essence of capitalism—sound like a bad

What Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport Taught Me About Transition Economics

They say life is about the journey, not the destination. I don’t know if that’s true, but the journey is a real trip when traveling through Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. I recently had the pleasure of visiting the famed airport myself.

The Loss of Meaning…

…and its relationship to the loss of liberty. An interesting conversation between Paul VanderKlay and Christopher Mastropietro.  I have referred to VanderKlay often enough; Mastropietro was a student of John Vervaeke and currently co-authors and otherwise collaborates with Vervaeke on various projects.

Julian Assange Tortured with Psychotropic Drug

JFK warned the citizenry about “an announced need for increased security” that would be “seized upon by those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment.” Today, this is known as “national security,” and it’s a term used to justify