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11. Is The Collective Good… Good?

With last week's travesty in the U.K. over Alfie, I wanted to discuss the idea of the collective and the collective good. In this, I will argue that there are no government actions that are good for the collective and that this mindset is dangerous for any society.

QUOTE: Dale Carnegie

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. -Dale Carnegie This has become readily apparent in today's society when almost every decision is posted on social media to be scrutinized and the internet allows for mistakes to be instantaneously recorded into history. People act emotionally, then... Continue Reading →

QUOTE: John Paul II

This idea isn't new to Pope John Paul II, rather it even appears in Aristotle's Politics. The idea is that the individual must govern oneself, and become an adult who can govern a household, or family. That is how societies are built, from the bottom up, not the top down.

My Experience At The Free State Project’s Liberty Forum

The Free State Project has committed itself to making New Hampshire a beacon for freedom and example of liberty. Thousands of people have committed to moving to New Hampshire to take part in this project, and Liberty Forum is there a conference that helps them bring people into the project. This is just a little insight into what their project is and my experience in New Hampshire and with Liberty Forum.

Book Review: The Prince

To you understand the modern political landscape, it is important to read Machiavelli's The Prince. It includes detailed and wise accounts of how rulers gain, retain and lose power

State Of The Union: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

In a land where every person is supposed to be equal, the fact that one man stands in front of the country each year to be lauded for the accomplishments of each individual is stupid and imperialistic. It gives the office of the Presidency the appearance of Monarchy and diminishes the accomplishments of the individual Americans who made the real difference. Since it seems America will never return to a letter from the President to Congress about the State of the Union, it seems necessary to evaluate the speech as it is.

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