Governance and Libertarianism

It’s not a matter of governance/no governance. Society is governed by a vast array or organizations such families, clubs, businesses, charities, community organizations and the norms that arise from their interactions. The real concern is the dynamics of these institutions. Can they adapt to changing circumstances quickly, can people hold them accountable with voice and […]

Libertarianism and Economics 101

Every once in awhile I like to create new resources to explain some of the foundational ideas in economics and the libertarian perspective on them. Below are several videos you may enjoy that teach economics and libertarianism. These include topics such as property Rights, Monopoly, Money, Taxes and Regulation. Please enjoy and share! You can […]

Liberty Is Love and Respect

I have friends and family of every race, religion, ethnicity, class, political ideology, sexuality and gender identity. I love them all. They have enriched my life by exposing me to new ideas, challenging my existing ones and in general helping me understand the full array of human thought, emotions and experience. They were able to […]

The American Political Conversation

Often times people are too quick to say others hate freedom but in the American political discussion everyone thinks they are for freedom and just believe certain conditions are necessary for freedom to survive. A good summary of the American political discussion as I see it goes like this… The left believes that a free […]

My Perspective on Culture Wars and Culture Changes

I see culture as a good like everything else. How it works, how it evolves is based on market dynamics which are shaped by changing realities and individual action. When people talk about any culture I often don’t find myself saying “that’s enlightened” or “that’s barbaric” but asking myself what is this a response to. […]

Cultural Appropriation Alarmism

Cultural appropriation alarmism is based on the idea we can’t fully appreciate the experience of another so we shouldn’t perform, celebrate or consume it. Problem is, the only experience we can truly appreciate is our own individual experience, why should that preclude me from taking/giving what I can from/to everyone else? At the end of […]