Know Thyself; The Key.

At the core of many major belief systems in the world are figures who lead by example. From the teachings of Jesus to Buddha and even Krishna one could easily deduce that these figures, whether real or mythical, were very much concerned with spreading the worship of their message and not the worship of themselves. […]

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War on Drugs Steel Man

  The “Steel Man” tactic is the opposite of the “Straw Man” tactic in an argument. The latter is a tactic in which one misrepresents an opponents argument and then attacks that misrepresentation. An example of this in regard to the War on Drugs, following the theme of last week’s article, goes like this: Person […]

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Wall Talk

There’s¬†a¬†lot¬†of¬†Wall talk¬†going¬†on¬†these¬†days, but both political sides’ proposed solutions would¬†seem¬†to¬†make¬†everyone in this¬†country¬†less free.¬†Is there a¬†way¬†to¬†address¬†these border issues in a¬†way¬†that would¬†increase¬†personal freedom instead? Looking at each sides’ argument objectively could leave one to become very confused. There are great points on both sides of this debate: One Side Says something like: “You can’t have a welfare state […]

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Freedom?! Yeah, Right II: School

Corresponding Podcast Can Be Found Here Starting this series with the topic of War may not seem like a big surprise. Trading freedom for safety seems to be a theme found often in the pages of history. It seems doubtful, however, that the topic of this article would make the board on Family Feud if […]

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Freedom!? yeah, right 1: WAR

The Encyclopedia Britannica defines Cognitive dissonance in a very complicated and wordy way HERE. I define it as a process that occurs in a person’s brain when they encounter evidence that goes against or even blows away a major foundation of their thinking, then as a defense mechanism, their brain rejects the evidence. They just […]

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