culture

(cul•turen. The arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, and other products of human work and thought considered as a unit, especially with regard to a particular time or social group.

What is Praxeology?

Praxeology comes from the Greek; it means the study of deed, or action. It's actually a broad discipline where human action is understood deductively. This leads to conclusions that are a priori, or self-evident. Today, praxeology is most often associated with...

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The Problem with Black Market Economics

The term 'black market' has a negative connotation to it. It's often associated with transactions relating to illicit drug use, firearms sales, and prostitution. However, the negative implication of the black market isn't due to its being "unregulated' by the...

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3 Reasons Gary Johnson is right on religious rights

In a libertarian debate with John Stossel, Johnson said that "religious rights" are a "black hole" and that a Jew should have to bake a cake for a Nazi wedding. You can see his full statements here: So what gives? I thought libertarians were all about freedom to do...

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4 Ways You Can Start Changing Your Community Today

In the wake of the success from my latest Observer article, I realize that there are many people in our community (and yours too) that want to see a positive change happen locally. It's a breath of fresh air to see such support for free speech and good teachers...

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Libel Law-Pros and Cons

Do libel laws cause newspapers and publishers to kill stories that might land them in a libel suit, even if it can be defended in court? Court cases cost money and newspapers are businesses who want to make money. Same with book publishers. But what about our...

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Free Speech Series-Introduction

Speech: Conveys thoughts and feelings; a style of speaking; the language of a nation, region, or group. Speech is an integral part of the progressive evolution of individuals, families, people groups, societies, and governments. A baby’s first words are an exciting...

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Should a business owner be able to refuse service?

Does a lingerie store have the right to tell a breast-feeding mother to leave. Does a fashion designer have the right to make clothes that only fit "beautiful" people? Does a wedding photographer have the right to refuse to photograph a gay wedding ceremony? Does an...

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