Condemning slavery is morally right. Slavery is an evil institution because it is a total violation of individual rights. However, before one judges America and its founding fathers, it is important to be aware of history.
The “monkish ignorance and superstition” of today is the misplaced belief that the individual is to be sacrificed to the group, the collective, to the nation – as long as the banner under which it is done is called “democracy” or “social justice.”
The American Revolution remains unique in human history: a revolution–and a nation–founded on a moral principle, the principle of individual rights.
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Instead of workshops on social justice topics, Montessori organizations should feature seminars on the value and role of the individual in eliminating racism, and should glorify and celebrate the fact that the Montessori Method is based on individualism.
“The lesson of history,” Ferguson eagerly argues, “is that biological and political contagions often coincide.”
The theme of Jesse Singal’s book, The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Cure Our Social Ills, is that many psychological theories that have promised a quick fix for various social problems have not lived up to their hype. Singal does a very good expose, although there is more to be said in some cases. I will make brief comments on each chapter.
We know from Atlas Shrugged, and many other Ayn Rand writings, that capitalists are egoists. They trade to make a profit, and this is morally admirable. They are wealth creators. But it is important not to forget that customers and employees are egoists too.
If you want to lead a successful life, our most urgent advice to you is to reject your professors’ assaults on reason and individualism.
“Forgive student loans” really means workers must pay for privileged students who don’t.
Imbue your child not with the dangers of the world, but with the factful progress of the world.
Louis XIV had hundreds of servants who prepared him dinner. Today, my supermarket offers me a buffet Louis XIV couldn’t imagine. Thanks to trade and property rights and markets, each of us lives as if we had more servants than kings.
The ten worst famines of the 20th century could all be attributed directly or indirectly to government policies.
“Faucian Bargain: The Most Powerful and Dangerous Bureaucrat in American History” by Steven Deace, “Lockdowns on Trial” by Michael Betrus, and “When Politicians Panicked” by John Tamny.
Andrew Bernstein’s book is “among the best single presentations of the case for capitalism. (It is) amazingly good.” – Harry Binswanger
Flourishing human life requires heroes.
Religion’s alleged harmony with science is a fraudulent masquerade, extending only insofar as religious dogmas are not called into question.
Critics claim the tests are culturally biased and say that’s why Blacks and Latinos don’t score as well. But that doesn’t explain why Asians do so well. In fact, Asians get the best SAT scores.
Making the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution Fully Consistent with the Protection of Individual Rights.
Today’s award shows aren’t about recognizing what’s best. They’re about pleasing the left.
Without a separation of school and state, the madness will continue.
Government Education Increased Bureaucracy and Reduced Liberty
Listening to some in American academia and on social media, you would think that socialism was a bright, new, and shiny idea never tried before that promises a beautiful future of peace, love, and bountifulness for all. It is as if a hundred years of socialism-in-practice in a large number of countries around the world had never happened.
Henry Hazlitt’s 1949 review of Ludwig Von Mises’ Human Action
All evidence points to government-subsidization as the real culprit behind rising tuition costs.