Philosophy and Methodology

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Why (Most) Children Shouldn't Vote

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog03/19/2018

Whether or not a child should vote depends on whether or not he or she is a net taxpayer. 

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Austrians vs the Mainstream: on Taxes

Taxes and SpendingOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog03/15/2018
Perhaps it is time for mainstream economists to reevaluate their methodology on taxes.
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What Is Social Justice?

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog03/14/2018

Social justice is a moral concept, not a legal one.

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We Need Bastiat's The Law More than Ever

World HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/24/2018
The solution to the problem of human relationships is freedom, and it thrives most when the role of government is limited.
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Why Revisionist History Is Important

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/22/2018
In the general culture “revisionist historian” is a term of abuse. But that is what we do. Revising history is our job.
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Mises and His Methods

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPraxeology

Blog02/20/2018
How did Mises go about doing economics? How do his methods compare with those of the modern mainstream?
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From Abortion to Circumcision, Democracy Won't Save Minorities from the Majority

Decentralization and SecessionPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/09/2018
Not every conflict in values can be solved with democracy or dialogue. Often, it just comes down to the majority trampling the minority.
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James Buchanan on Methodological Individualism and the Market Process

Philosophy and MethodologySubjectivism

Blog02/08/2018
A rigorous application of methodological individualism is perhaps what most separates the Austrian and Public Choice schools from most others.
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Algorithms Are Fine — Until Governments Use Them Against Us

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog02/03/2018
We're now seeing the rise of new AI tech that will be used to justify more government intervention in our lives.
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Misleading with Numbers: It's Worse When the Government Does It

U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog01/30/2018
It's alarming how much government will turn to bad and misleading numbers to justify its latest scheme to tax and regulate us for our own good.
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