Institutions such as government, religion, schools, companies, and families depend upon the belief that those institutions impact your life. This power derives from the buy-in that the people engaging in the institution give it. The more people that buy in, the more power that institution has. And people buy in either voluntarily, or involuntarily. Institutions… Continue reading Power comes from belief…
Featured image by citytransportinfo. Follow the link for more images. When the coronavirus first hit, and the lockdowns were rolled out, I like many people, agreed to the lockdowns. The uncertainties that surrounded the mysterious virus emanating from Wuhan, China, were numerous. To paraphrase Donald Rumsfeld, there were things that we knew that we knew,… Continue reading Can they just say they want control yet?
Featured image by Peretz Partensky. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. I have written before about HR 127. My liberal co-worker and I have the occasional argument about these types of things. He is a diehard Democrat, and I am a diehard Libertarian. My personal opinion is that he is misinformed and… Continue reading Why the right to bear arms matters.
Featured image by Lisa Parker. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. As a Libertarian, I would very much like to have the market sort itself out. Companies, in principle and/or theory, should be self-regulating and following market principles of voluntary association, ethical integrity, and focus upon maintaining the mutual benefit of all… Continue reading A frustrating Irony
I am a Libertarian. At my core, I am distrusting of the government, skeptical of corporations, and prefer to keep my relations with people at arm’s length unless I have a proven track record of trust and comfort. I value honesty, both in word and in action, hard work, volunteerism, and mutual benefit in all… Continue reading Why Libertarianism needs modernization…
Shameless self promotion.
Featured image from Joe Burbank of the AP. Follow the link for the original article. I love Disneyland. It has been shuttered for nearly a year now, and I get news about Disney World on my news feeds. This morning I read a blurb from one of the Disney World feeds that piqued my interest.… Continue reading The next step
Featured image by – HOGRE –. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. TIME Magazine came out with a very revealing article about the election recently. You can find the text of the article in my post here. According to Molly Ball, a well funded group of individuals and organizations “conspired” to “fortify…”… Continue reading This is why people believe that your vote doesn’t matter…
I’ve never belonged to the in crowd, so why start now?
More and more it seems like we are being drawn into a vortex of chaos that erodes our agency and ability to make decisions.