You are no longer The Media

An open letter to the former media. I know this has been a very trying time for you lately.   Your pundits and pollsters failed you.  Your preferred political party failed you.  Your panels of similarly minded media and movie star personalities failed you.  The candidate you hated and actively campaigned against won and now treats... Continue Reading →

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Individual Gun Rights for the Greater Good

What is the greater good? The source is from the philosophy of Utilitarianism developed by Jeremy Bentham and later expounded upon by John Stuart Mill.   Bentham’s approach was one of “act” utilitarianism where one avoided pain and sought pleasure, thus what was useful was that which could provide the greatest good for the greatest number.  ... Continue Reading →

Narcissistic Nannies

Narcissistic Nannies - the Moral Narcissism of Collectivists Does what you claim to believe define you as an individual and makes you smarter, rather than what you do or the result of your actions?   Do the values you promote, regardless of their actual truth or reality, signal that you are a virtuous person?  Do you... Continue Reading →

The Myth of Society

The Myth of Society Ok, we’re going to wade into some muddy waters now. Let’s begin with this statement.  The concept of society is a myth.    It is smoke and mirrors.  An abstract. Creating abstracts is merely a method humans use to group and categorize individual things to simplify our view of the world.  For... Continue Reading →

The Right to Govern

What does it mean to have a government described by Webster and Lincoln as having been derived “of the people, by the people and for the people?”  Explicitly it means that the power to govern the people is and should be derived from the consent of the governed as our founders stated in the Declaration... Continue Reading →

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