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What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
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Tag Archives: libertarian
On Good Government and Libertarianism
The most effective way to convince someone to do what you want is to start from a shared set of assumptions and values. Whether you use rhetoric, logic, or propaganda in your arguments, you will have a much better success … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy, Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged freedom, good government, government, individualism, individuality, libertarian, Libertarian Party, liberty, philosophy, politics, Tea Party Leave a comment
A Lot of People Will Have to Die
Shortly after I entered Freemasonry, I asked one of the Past Grand Masters of the Grand Lodge of Tennessee why we didn’t recognize any of the Prince Hall Grand Lodges, as some of them were older than our own and … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy, Politics Tagged consequences, death, Freemason, libertarian, politics, simplicity 3 Comments
The central or core belief of anarchism is that government is immoral and unnatural because they (the anarchist) did not give consent to its existence and to the limits it places upon them. The assumption is that consent is required … Continue reading
Posted in Politics Tagged Anarchism, Anarchy, college degree, educated opinion, government, libertarian, Libertarianism, libertarians, philosophy, political science 5 Comments
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