Posts Tagged ‘Philosophy’

Kevin Carson on the most evil PSYOPS of statism: accepting the murder of the state.

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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Julian Assange posted a complete answer to the question he’s frequently asked: Do we need WikiLeaks and why? He holds back no punches and points the finger at conspirators who create the need for reasonable skepticism and authoritarians who create the need for light-bearers.

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Sooo, Congress is bothered by a little corruption? Hah! Also, will there be war with North Korea and/or Iran? (9:30):

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Professor David Friedman talks about being raised by Milton Friedman, and how he unschooled his own children (40:47):

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Cory Doctorow, co-founding editor at Boing Boing and author spoke with Reason editor Nick Gillespie on the prejudice against children, the impact of offering his books for free and the obsolescence of creative monopoly (5:26):

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Benjamin Tucker on the source of capital, first published in an 1881 issue of Liberty, and later in his classic, Instead of a Book, by a Man Too Busy to Write One.

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Benjamin Tucker on property rights in an anarchist society, in response to a letter. This letter was first published in an 1890 issue of Liberty and later in his classic, Instead of a Book, by a Man Too Busy to Write One.

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Response to a criticism of left-libertarianism posted at The Libertarian Standard by Juan Fernando Carpio.

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Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio on the communicating values in terms of  ‘I am’, ‘It is’, ‘I believe’ and…. ‘I accept’ (10:24).

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The presentation of Prof. Chartier’s argument that ‘freed markets are anti-capitalist’ posted here.

Part One (9:22):

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2010 New Hampshire Liberty Forum hosted by the Free State Project: Consequentialist anarchist Professor Prof. David Friedman, author of most notably The Machinery of Freedom, discusses market failure—the real meanings of the commonly misunderstood terms ‘market failure’, ‘public goods’ and ‘externality’; why representative democracy ‘doesn’t work’ and ‘rational ignorance’ toward electoral politics is advantageous; the necessity of property rights for long-term planning and why it’s irrational for politicians to plan for the long-term; ‘market failure’ analysis in our daily lives.

Part One (10:15):

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Sheldon Richman differentiates capitalism from a freed market followed by a Q&A session in an event sponsored by The Future of Freedom Foundation held at George Mason University. Mr. Richman said at his blog, the lecture deals “with the confusion about the word ‘capitalism’ and the historical reasons why what is known as capitalism has little to do with the free market” (79:12):

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C4SS Advisory Panel member Prof. Gary Chartier will be giving the following presentation to the Association of Private Enterprise Education at the Free Market Anti-Capitalism session during their Annual Conference in April. A PDF version of this presentation is available for download.

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Prof. Chomsky delivers the 5th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture at Columbia University School for International Affairs for the Heyman Center for the Humanities. After paying homage to Edward Said stressing imperialism as central to our culture, Prof. Chomsky builds his case with telling quotes of American leaders rationalizing and denying genocide of indigenous ‘new worlders’ through U.S. terrorism in Latin America—Chile, Brazil, El Salvador, Panama, Nicaragua, Colombia—and the Middle East (1:03:46):

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