Saturday May 18, 2013
Today in 1917, the United States Congress ordains the Selective Draft Act, or Selective Service act of 1917 which demands individuals become soldiers to fight World War I.
My God, what have we done? — , co-pilot of the Enola Gay
Stefbot | If a program does not achieve its stated goal, but still continues, then it is meeting its unstated goal. The social contract is a voluntary concept, the state is a violent enforcement. So the state is both voluntary and violent in the same breath at the same time… One of the marks of a sociopath and a psychopath is to contradict themselves in the same sentence with no reference to that contradiction. What you call ethics are control mechanisms designed to paralyze you in the face of sociopathy.... - [More]Posted: December 8, 2012 in Videos
ZeroGov.com | When using the Socratic jackhammer against statists, it’s usually not more than a couple blows of the anvil before we arrive at what the state actually is–a group of individuals exercising the use of force against other individuals. Ultimately, this is the core of the state’s power; the use of force to maintain its order. This is a trait shared by all governments, from republics and liberal democracies, to totalitarian dictatorships and oppressive oligarchies. At their cores, that is, at the foundations of these differing political systems, the use of force is the fundamental premise upon which their theories are built. Only the degree of aggression, intrusion, and violence is varied from the total state to the minimal state; they are identical twins spawned from the same egg. The nurture may differ, but the nature does not.... - [More]Posted: August 18, 2012 in Articles
Stefbot | How do we know when we have arrived at a conclusion that is true, that is valid? How do we know if a question is even answerable? By what methodology do we go step by step to be sure we arrive at a correct answer?... - [More]Posted: June 15, 2012 in Recommended, Videos
HollyLisle.com | My position is that slavery is alive and well in the US and everywhere else in the world, that most people are in favor of it and actively working for its furtherance, and that most of them would deny fervently that they are doing anything of the sort.... - [More]Posted: January 3, 2012 in Articles
FreemanOnline | One of the Holy Writs of Progressivism is that government rules and regulations keep us safe. Thanks to government orders, claim Progressives, we have safer cars, safer food, and safer homes. Were it not for the bureaucracies, they argue, our lives would be fraught with danger.... - [More]Posted: January 22, 2011 in Articles, Videos
FreeDomainRadio.com | In many fairy tales, there lives a terrible beast of stupendous power, a dragon or a basilisk, which tyrannizes the surrounding lands. The local villagers tremble before this monster; they sacrifice their animals, pay money and blood in the hopes of appeasing its murderous impulses.... - [More]Posted: May 22, 2010 in Audio, Books
Strike-The-Root.com | Both purport to be about behavior–harmony between humans–so we expect them to coincide well and are surprised when they don’t. However, I take the opposite view, and express surprise when they do. An examination of what they are will help show why.
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