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Ep30: Incrementalism

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Incrementalism is the gradual path of encroachment upon individual rights that leads to tyranny.  Before someone can exert their will over you they must first disarm you.  This is why there can be no compromise on the fundamental principles of liberty.  Being well trained in the use of arms and actually having them in your […]

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Ep27: Destructive Patterns

Destructive Patterns

Patterns For Success Or Ill Good intentions are not enough, yet all action begins with ideas.  The burden of sifting and sorting through the myriad stimuli bombarding us on a daily basis, preventing us from gaining clarity in our goals, could be the most significant challenge confronting us on the path to success. What is […]

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Ep24: Counter Abstraction

Counter Abstraction

Corruption By Abstraction Ascribing human qualities to abstractions, like society and the resulting yet illogical social contract theory, opens the door to corruption and abuse.  Philosophers have tried, and failed, to justify political authority using abstraction for over 2,500 years.   It is thinking through abstraction that also subjugated humanity using the absurd ‘divine right of […]

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Ep21: Real Progress

Real Progress

Of progress and its opposites Real progress comes through deliberate human action working with natural resources to produce life-enhancing goods. This requires a legal environment that protects private property, repels invasions, and values individual initiative. Samurai leader Hojo Tokimune defended Japan from the Mongol horde yet died tragically from tuberculosis. Okita Souji of the Shinsengumi […]

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Ep14: Myth, Reason, and Law

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Myth For Good or Ill The use of myth can entertain or inspire a heroic journey, yet it is no way to make policy for a free society.  Only reason and fundamental truths can reveal the path to justice. Explore the link from Mars, Thor, Hachiman, and the American Revolution.  Learn the only two valid […]

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