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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
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.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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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
Where are these “silent masses” I’ve heard so much about? I ask this because it seems that everyone is talking, texting, tweeting, status updating, blogging & commenting all the freaking time. When are the masses silent? The problem is not … Continue reading
At the heart of libertarianism is the belief that individuals don’t owe anything to the civilization or the society in which they were born and raised, and that the libertarian must give their consent for any action taken by anyone … Continue reading