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Are Incels Just Misunderstood?

The incel movement has been tied to many mass shootings. Is their community, their frame of mind, similar to that of a drug addict, depression, or obesity?

Back to Gaming and Personal Blogging

Moving away from the constant burnouts, additional stresses, and fighting over meaningless subjects. Back into gaming and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Is there a solution to violence?

With the concentration on mass shootings in the United States, I think we forget that it is our cultural issue with violence itself.

The Crying Nazi: A Sordid Retrospective

The true story of Christopher Cantwell, the Crying Nazi. Liar, drunk, and sociopathic criminal.

How to Write for a Blog

Writing for a blog is much different than writing for print. These few tips will put you ahead of the competition.

Responsibility of the Writer to the Reader

Charlie Hebdo forgot about his responsibility to the reader and died with his fans not understanding what he stands for.

Curing Bias with Curiosity

We all have bias. It's unavoidable. But we can minimize it with a little curiosity about the world around us.

Persuasion Through Moral Arguments

Being persuasive in a political discussion may be easier than you think. All you have to do is listen for the right cues.

Exploring Limits Through Characters

It is better for an audience to explore the limits of themselves than themselves. Gripping stories push protagonists to their limits.

Is Darryl Perry Making Ideological Progress?

Darryl W. Perry of Free Keene showed hints of ideological progress. However, he still using heuristics as weapons against his opponents. Will he ditch the cult?

Your Genes Aren't Making You Fat, You Are

Science shows that a genetic predisposition towards obesity has no significant effect on weight management. In fact, it has everything to do with diet.

Speech Is More Persuasive Than Text

Studies have found that audio is more persuasive for arguments than text. Even being in person is more persuasive than that.

Anarcho-Communism Criticism, Pt. 1

The first of three articles on my criticism of anarcho-communism. All based on the words of communists themselves.

How Not to Sell Libertarianism

Chrisopher Cantwell is the worst example of selling libertarianism. He's the prime example of 'doing it wrong.'

Precision v. Aggression in Activism

Is there a right way to do activism? Do we need balance or precision?

The Image Problem and Its Solution

Libertarianism, without a doubt, has an image problem. I identify that problem and provide a solution through science and proven knowledge.

15 BS Facts about Libertarians

Fifteen facts about libertarians that people make up which aren't true at all.

Why Daniel Root is a Libertarian

Daniel Root claims he's not a libertarian. But his criticisms of the philosophy suggest otherwise.

Liberalism Criticism, Part 1

My criticism of the most hypocritical political philosophy, liberalism.

Government - Thief, Liar, Destroyer

This TED talk calls government a 'investor, risk-taker, and inventor.' An unbelievably wrong and misguided claim.

Capitalism Requires Government - Rebutted!

A rebuttal to Harry Binswanger criticism of anarcho-capitalism.

Answers for Free-Market Moralists

Answers to questions proposed to free market moralists given by an anarcho-capitalist.

Anarcho Capitalism Criticism

A criticism of anarcho-captitalism from an anarcho-capitalist.

Am I On the Road to Serfdom?

Donald Hank says I'm on the road to serfdom. I say he's clueless and should learn what he's talking about before opening his mouth.

Jordan Peterson and Postmodernism

Understanding Jordan Peterson's problem with postmodernism doesn't make sense at first glance. But he has a legitimate bone to pick.

What Populism Really Is

Populism is being misinterpreted by libertarians looking for an excuse to revert back to statism.

Disadvantages of IP Regulation

The debate against IP isn't as complicated as it's made out to be. IP is not enforceable without private contract or force.

What is the Purpose of Government?

Is the purpose of government clear? Or do we need it at all? Morality and ethics say it shouldn't exist.

Open Source Government

My case for the idea of open source government, a system that makes way for panarchy.

Anarcho-Capitalist Solutions

Real anarcho-capitalist solutions to real world problems.

Financial Incentives Work

A self-identified socialist going by the username Brainlaag says financial incentives don't help innovation. But his own scientific sources confirm he's wrong.

The Benefits of the Legalization of Drugs

The benefits of legalizing drugs far out weighs the negatives, that is, if there really are any negatives.

Defend Yourself Against the State

Two recent supreme court cases show the dangerous power of the government and reason to keep the pressure on to keep victimless crimes out of the court system.

Common Argument Topics

Common arguments against anarchy and the answer to them.

What is Anarcho-Capitalism?

Anarcho-Capitalism is the most logically consistent political philsophy. How much do you know about it?

Are Libertarians Confused About Abortion?

Libertarians seem to have a confused perspective on abortion. Really, the issue isn't that complicated.

Learning by Bridging the Left and Right

Those on the political left and right may be surprised to find that they have the same goals. A bit of conversation may be all that's needed to bridge that gap.

Real Conversation

How to find, start, and continue real conversation on the internet.

Why I Don't Support FreeTalkLive

Mark Edge says he's quitting FreeTalkLive due to a lack of donations. I think he's incorrect to expect more.

Online Civility

How to communicate online in away that creates and maintains civil discussion.

Layer By Layer

How do you communicate liberty to others? Are you paying attention to the person you're talking to?

Dying For Liberty (Not a Good Idea)

Chrstopher Cantwell wants you to die for liberty, but he's not willing to do it himself. (He thinks he's better than you.)

Don't Give Me Homework

Stop telling people to visit links, watch videos and read books. Learn to communicate.

10 Tips for Selling Libertarianism

Christopher Cantwell is an embarrassment when it comes to selling libertarianism. Here's the right way to do it.

Organic: Bad For You and The Land

Organic foods are not better for you. They're dangerous to your health and bad for the environment.

AntiWar and Eric Peters Play Victim

Antiwar and Eric Peters have both claimed conspiracy in regards to Google advertising. They're lying for donations.

Points For and Against Drug Legalization

There are legitimate arguments for and against drug legalization. At the end of the day, there's no reason to go against it.

Bretton Woods - Violence Implied

Implied in the Bretton Woods agreement is a level of violence that has had a unique effect on world politics.

Do Spoilers Matter?

Do spoilers matter? Or does everyone need to calm down and appreciate perspective?

Somalia and Child Sex Slaves

AnarchoPac makes a half-hearted attempt against anarcho-capitalism. This is my response.

How to Find Keywords

Keyword research is the simplest but most important element of SEO. Here's how to do it right.

Tips From John Mueller 9/8/17

Tips from John Mueller from the September 8, 2017 Google Webmasters Office Hours.

Anarcho-Communism Criticism, Pt. 3

The third installment of my criticism of anarcho-communism.

Ten Cool Sites #13

The thirteenth edition of the Ten Cool Sites series. (Now revamped!)

Using Nested FlexBoxes to Create Tables

Instead of using unordered lists, I've opted to use CSS flexboxes to create tables on my homepage. This has helped to keep table sizes universal.

I'm Writing a Book (Maybe)

Some recent research into keyword cannibalization got me to realize that I've written enough content for a book.

9 Things to do with HTACCESS

9 amazing tricks you can do with your htaccess file on your website.

The Truth About College

College isn't all it's cracked up to be. The truth about the quality of education in universities may surprise you.

Movie Night: The Man from Earth

A review of The Man From Earth from the perspective of how people react to hard truths.

19 Must See Libertarian Movies

Nineteen moves that every libertarian must watch. You won't want to miss the references to these.

Your Thin Content May Belong on Facebook

If you're getting hit with a thin content penalty on Google, there still may be other options while continuing what you're doing.

Tips for Social Sharing

When it comes to marketing, knowing 'how' to use social networks it's difficult. But a few tips can help you get started.

Castle Wall

Using ComputerCraft to build walls from the MineColonies resources in Minecraft.

Obamacare: History, Economics and Praxeology

A short, incomplete essay on Obamacare and why it's an economic travesty.