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(phi•los•o•phy) n. The study of the nature, causes, or principles of reality, knowledge, or values, based on logical reasoning

how do we own ourselves
Guest Post

How Do We Own Ourselves?

In 2006, property rights attorney, Stephan Kinsella (Houston) published this article for The Mises Institute titled, How We Come to Own Ourselves. In it, Kinsella lays his case for how it is human beings can claim a ownership, or a property right, in their own body. This compelling argument has

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reformed christians libertarian view of abortion
Philosophy

Reformed Christians Discuss a Libertarian View of Abortion

Summary | Reformed Christians Discuss a Libertarian View of Abortion Since 2020, Christians (in particular, but certainly Christians more broadly) have been faced with real questions about the proper, God-ordained role of civil governance, love of neighbor, liberty of conscience, and human flourishing. One major issue at the forefront is

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Response to John Stossel on Abortion Kerry Baldwin
Originally Published on The Libertarian Christian Institute

Hopeful Response to John Stossel on Abortion

Summary | Response to John Stossel on Abortion For the past 50 years, the abortion debate has been a polarized issue with common ground on either side. This polarization has created a perfect storm that suggests a deeply divided country. A single data point gets twisted by both sides. 61%

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pro-life libertarianism texas abortion law
Philosophy

Pro-life Libertarianism is Better Than the Texas Abortion Law

The State of Texas has thrown the US Supreme Court a curve ball with their new anti-abortion law. They’ve succesfully circumvented Roe v Wade by allowing citizen enforcement through civil suits. To be clear, abortion is still not criminal in Texas. But, the risk of obtaining abortion now includes the

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Libertarianism Changes the Abortion Debate
Originally Published on The Libertarian Christian Institute

Libertarianism Changes the Abortion Debate

Americans haven’t changed much in their approach to abortion over the past fifty years. Since Roe v Wade, conventional arguments on both sides have traversed various fields of philosophy. At the same time dancing around, but never addressing, the actual question; a question about the legal nature of human rights.

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collectivizing the gender debate
Culture

Collectivizing the Gender Debate

It seems collectivizing the gender debate is the route being taken in Christian circles. Collectivism is the ideology that groups matter over against individuals. They assert that communities, or groups, are more basic to society since individuals depend on them. Collectivist thinking entails believing individuals are the sum total of

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