Monthly Archives: January 2011

Response to Roy A. Childs’ Open Letter to Ayn Rand, 1969

“Objectivism and The State: An Open Letter to Ayn Rand by Roy A. Childs, Jr. “First published in 1969 in SIL’s Individualist newsletter, Mr. Childs (1949 – 1992) was a brilliant libertarian author who wrote with outstanding passion and eloquence … Continue reading

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A Moral Response to MTV’s Program: Skins

The legitimate functions of government are national defense against foreign aggressors, police and courts for the resolution of disputes and public safety, and in a very limited sense, a minimum quality education. Formal Anarchist theory makes the case that these … Continue reading

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Practical Ethics: the Middle East Question

Although I must reference religion in the following argument, please note that I am not making a religious argument. I am evaluating an ethical dichotomy only. I’m trying to get to a significant point concerning competing systems of ethics in … Continue reading

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What is a Free Man to Do?

Did you know that the reason communism has never worked is because it has never been tried?  Did you know that communism can only work in a global society, that it will never be true communism unless everybody in the … Continue reading

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The US Constitution is Different!

The desire to “tax the rich” has always been the primary downfall of western governments. Our own revolution was in many ways sparked by the Parliament’s desire to tax those in the colonies who were making more money than the … Continue reading

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Why Is the Constitution Hard to Understand?

Welcome back and happy New Year. Recently, a friend of mine in Canada, a liberal of course, asked some questions about the US Constitution. I would like to share my answers with all of you. My friend expressed concern that … Continue reading

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