Much talk in the mainstream media of late has concerned itself with the issue of tax evasion. Politicians promise to “crack down” on it and pundits and commentators smile and nod their heads. What’s more worrying, however, are the normal everyday people–many of them self described liberals–who froth at the mouth at big corporations or [...]
Entries for May, 2011
NB, I am not Davy. You must hear it; that entrepreneurs and rich business people “should give back to society”. You hear it from the entrepreneurs themselves. Many philanthropists such as Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and Richard Branson talk about sharing wealth and “giving back to society” almost as if it were a duty. The question is, should [...]
Ryan Faulk of Fringe Elements is churning out anti-state videos right now, which is arguably the best content he produces. Here he makes a compelling and concise point trying to offer an insight into the mindset of anti-statists.
Fantastic video from The Atlas Network. A particularly important point to take away: Profits earned honestly in the market are moral. They arise from morality and they reinforce morality. When people speak against free-markets and in favour of regulation and intervention they are really saying they prefer violence over peace; force over cooperation. Nielsio has [...]
Fringe Elements explains:
Libertarians often encounter challenges from environmentalists, suggesting that without central government oversight the market has no mechanism to prevent environmental abuse in various forms. This lecture from Reason TV is a nice starting point to challenge some of these common attacks on the philosophy of freedom:
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