philosophy

Why I'm No Longer a Capitalist (It's Not What You Think)

Why I'm No Longer a Capitalist (It's Not What You Think)

I seem to have been thinking, “Don’t they know that private ownership and a firm hierarchy are necessary for innovation and for the market to provide services to the customer at low prices?!”

But I wasn’t thinking. Not really.

The True Scourge of Objectification

The True Scourge of Objectification

Neo-feminist thought posits that, not only are the women in the works victims of the patriarchy, but such works further victimize all women everywhere. This view, while legitimate on the surface, contains one fatal logical oversight: The subject in the image.

The Origins of the Bill of Rights

The Origins of the Bill of Rights

I may be an anarchist, but that does not stop me from understanding the logic behind such a document as the Bill of Rights. The Constitution of the United States of America utilizes the same logic as the Declaration of Independence in the establishment of inalienable rights, following a decidedly Lockean tradition...

The Ethics of Anarchy (For Me, Specifically)

The Ethics of Anarchy (For Me, Specifically)

If one owns oneself, then one owns one’s body, mind, and that which one’s body produces. Meaning that life and body are sacrosanct. Here, you have the basics for non-violence and voluntaryism. All one must do to complete the voluntaryist, anarchist puzzle is see the necessary link between self-ownership and the ownership of property.