Very impressive two part (so far?) video from Fringe Elements which explains his conception of anti-statism:
Entries for December, 2010
Holy shit Mike over at the Emptiness just nailed the reason the Global Warming theory is so damn popular, quote of the day easily: Governments love the issue because it provides a good excuse for more taxes, regulation and bureaucracy. Scientists love it because it provides grant money and subsidies, as well as fancy trips [...]
Merry Christmas! The ideological foundation of the imagined socialist state is that it is the state that knows best how to make its citizens happy. Since the imagined socialist state is morally and intellectually perfect, all of its citizens should be subject to the authoritarian control of the central planner. Santa Claus is a central [...]
How the hell have I not come across these videos before? And the previous instalment with a cameo from Assange himself: And a whole load more at TheJuiceMedia’s Channel. Enjoy!
The forth in my series of wallpapers commemorating favourite anti-state icons. David D. Friedman is the author of Machinery of Freedom which was the inspiration for this design. If you haven’t looked at the book before you should do so at once, it’s online for free! His blog is frequently updated with interesting insights; his [...]
NB, I am not Davy The failures of privatisation, often revered by socialists as providing great examples of capitalism failing, may seem at first like evidence that the public sector can do a better job than the private sector in certain instances, but when we look deeper into the issue we find out that this [...]
…The State. – Epic Win Daniel