Notable Quote – a philosophical alternative (to what we have now) vision for Government

by Skip January 27, 2017

From (emphasis mine): Clearly, we need a government that spends less and does less but also appeals to most Americans of whatever ideological persuasion. We know what sort of operating system has improved our commercial, cultural, and personal lives: It’s one that flows directly from libertarian ideas about maximizing options for individuals and the […]

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Notable Quote – Marko Kloo

by Skip April 5, 2016

…When I carry a gun, you cannot deal with me by force. You have to use reason and try to persuade me, because I have a way to negate your threat or employment of force. The gun is the only personal weapon that puts a 100-pound woman on equal footing with a 220-pound mugger, a […]

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Prager University – Is Evil Rational?

by Steve MacDonald October 28, 2013
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Prager University Today, it’s common to call acts of evil–whether of a criminal or of a tyrannical dictator–“irrational” or “mad.” Why? Sometimes, behaving cruelly is a matter of self-interest. What is truly unreasonable is to unnecessarily risk one’s life to save a stranger, like some non-Jews in Europe did during World War 2 when they […]

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Reason and force

by Susan Olsen December 19, 2012

A fellow New Hampshire-ite wrote this several years ago and, while it has already been reposted and cross-posted around the blogosphere over the past few days, it is more than worthy of another read: Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. If you want me to do something […]

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And on the other hand…”Paul Ryan’s plan is not good,” it is “weak tea.”

by Tim Condon August 11, 2012

Lest we all believe the cries from the insane spending Democrats, or the crafty Republicans who want to keep the government spending binge going while play-acting that they want to cut the size of our bloated governments….read on:

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