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Book Discussion: In Defense of Selfishness by Peter Schwartz

For an upcoming book discussion, I drafted the following announcement: “Every civilized culture is shaped by some view of right and wrong…In ours it is the principle of altruism…Our society takes as a given the idea that pursuing your own … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Homeless Men

I posit a hypothesis regarding two homeless men and how they would be commonly viewed by the typical man on the street, as expressed by current government policy. These two men are the same in all observed respects except as … Continue reading

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Question #6: Why is altruism bad?

Related to the post Thank LBJ and Altruism for Our Federal Deficit and Debt, the following question came via Reddit from a father raising his child to be an altruist:  “Why is altruism bad?” Sacrifice, and in particular self-sacrifice. I … Continue reading

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Thank LBJ and Altruism for Our Federal Deficit and Debt

In the fiscal problems that our country currently suffer, as created by our Congress, it is valuable to go back in time and experience the errors as they are about to be made. One such moment is LBJ’s address to … Continue reading

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Ready for a Free Market Revolution?

Tonight I attending a talk by Yaron Brook and Don Watins about their new book Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government.  I am excited to read this book and a quick summary of the chapter … Continue reading

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