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Libertarianism

The Answer is Always Individualism

I just saw an article by venture capitalist Marc Andreessen called “It’s Time to Build.” I’m both encouraged and troubled …

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Libertarianism

Libertarian Takes on COVID-19

During the first couple weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, I interviewed for our Facebook page several …

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Christian Worldview

Should Christians Just Shut Up When the Government Speaks?

I am not on Twitter for the same reason I am not on Facebook: I have too little free time …

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Libertarianism

The Virulence of Moral Panic

The COVID-19 outbreak is front and center in everyone’s mind. Emotions run high as states across the US have ordered …

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Libertarianism

Conservatives Believe in Federalism, Except When They Don’t

When the Constitution was adopted by the states in 1789, a federal system of government was established. Federalism is the …

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Christian Worldview

Can a Christian Be a Libertarian?

This article was written in December 2011 for the Washington Post, and it became one of the most widely disseminated …

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Libertarianism

Is Libertarianism a Mental Illness?

Is it libertarians who are insane for believing in drug freedom or is it drug warriors who have a mental illness?

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Culture

What will prevent mass shootings?

This guest post was written by Dr. Douglas Young. To prevent more mass shootings, many demand more gun control laws. …

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Libertarianism

Harm or Aggression: How do Libertarians Establish What is Crime?

Some libertarians confuse the non-aggression principle (NAP) with the harm principle. It’s not that hard to see why; aggression can …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 156: Open Borders, with Bryan Caplan

If open immigration would vastly improve the lot of most of the world, why would anybody oppose it? What objections …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 155: Could Not Voting Improve the World? with Chris Freiman

What if you just stayed home on voting day? Why would this be a better moral choice? Is there anything …

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Libertarianism

The Real Reason Why Roe v. Wade Should Be Reconsidered

Today, January 22, is National Sanctity of Human Life Day. The first such day was proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 154: An AnarchoConversation

Doug welcomes to the show Stephen of the AnarchoChristian Podcast to discuss how he became an anarcho-capitalist, the evolution of …

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Libertarianism

A “woman’s right to choose” is a devastating euphemism

When actress Michelle Williams gave her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, everyone knew what she was talking about. Sometime …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 153: The World is Getting Better, with Marian Tupy

Why do people think the world is getting worse, when the opposite is true? Marian Tupy of HumanProgress.org joins us …

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Libertarianism

Church Support for War Created Social Justice Rage

Rene Girard: “’Saul, why do you persecute me?’ (Acts 22.7). This is the fundamental question. Christian conversion is our discovery that we are persecutors without knowing it. All participation in the scapegoat phenomenon is the same sin of the persecution of Christ. And all human beings commit this sin.”

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Libertarianism

Our 2019 Top 10

If you haven’t had time to check out some of our most-read articles in 2019, here is a quick list …

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Christian Worldview

Ep 152: Live Free & Flourish

Should libertarian Christians only be known for what we are against? Why not be known for what we promote? Doug …

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Economics

Ep 151: A Secure Border, Tulsi Gabbard, Doxxing, and other Q&R

What should be done about doxxing? How does libertarianism differ between various beliefs in human free will? Should we elect …

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Libertarianism

Kerry Baldwin Debates Walter Block on Abortion

On December 8, 2019 I had the pleasure of debating Walter Block at the Soho Forum in New York City …

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Libertarianism

Mailbag: Why Are you Against Professional Licensing?

We recently received an email from a lawyer who heard our podcast episodes on dismantling the state (listen to both …

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Libertarianism

The Children of the Camps

A standard of a society can often be measured by the way it treats its children, which is why we are horrified at the accounts of how the Soviet Union ruthlessly sentenced adolescents to years—even decades—in the gulags for crimes like petty theft. And what really constituted crimes like petty theft in the Soviet Union?

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Libertarianism

Rethinking Veterans Day

This is a guest post by Guy Monahan. I am not a veteran, and I have not served in any …

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Libertarianism

You Can Learn A lot About Socialized Care from Prison

“I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you …

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Christian Worldview

Don’t be Triggered, You’ll Miss the Point!

We posted a meme recently on our Facebook page that featured a semi-fictional conversation between many American Christians and God. …

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