Cognitame

'Teach the child to respect that which is not respectable and you teach the child the first requirement of slavery: submission to unjust authority. Children are persons. They are small persons whose perfect souls have not yet been ground through the meat grinder of slavery.' -Gerry Spence
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The Dangers of New Media Celebrities

New Media means independent creators acting with no intermediaries between them and their audience. Is this a good thing? Or is it a dangerous movement?

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.

Paradoxicalism as a Political Belief

Human nature is full of paradox. Which is what makes it so hard to find order and stability. Is there any answer at all to how we should govern ourselves?

Economics Anarchists Don't Want You To Know

'Anarcho' Communists and Socialists tend to have no grasp of basic economics. These are the facts that they ignore.

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.

Anarcho Capitalism Criticism

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

Common Argument Topics

Common arguments against anarchy and the answer to them.

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.

Personal Identity

Some thoughts stemming from Harry Browne's great work, 'How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World.'

Online Civility

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

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.

4 Open Letters

Four open letters to all whom it may concern. There is a message here for everyone.

Somalia and Child Sex Slaves

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

Soylent Day 1: First Taste

First day of Soylent, the total meal replacement.

Obamacare: History, Economics and Praxeology

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