Tag Archives: Personal Choice

Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Cass R. Sunstein: On Freedom

Source:The New Democrat “In addition to discussing his book Sunstein and Shermer talk about what it was like to work in the Obama administration, the issue of free will and determinism in the context of his theory of libertarian paternalism … Continue reading

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History Collection: Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes On Politics, War, and Freedom

Source:The New Democrat President Dwight D. Eisenhower: “if you want total security go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is freedom.” President Eisenhower, talking about the value of freedom, freedom … Continue reading

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Scott Bradley: ‘Should We Try To Legislate Morality?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer Scott Bradley’s question: no we should not try to legislate morality. At least when it comes to personal behavior and how free adults conduct themselves in their personal lives. It’s sort of a moot question … Continue reading

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ACLU: A Supreme Court Fight For Students Free Speech Rights- The Story of John and Mary Beth Tinker

Source:The New Democrat If you look at American political culture from the 1960s and 70s, they have a lot of things in common with the Millennial’s today in the sense that they both have serious leanings on the Left ( … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Bryan Mealer: The Struggle For a New American Gospel

Source:The New Democrat As someone who grew up in an Atheist family where both my father and mother were Atheists at least when I was growing up, I believe Mom is more of an Agnostic now, but Dad if he … Continue reading

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Americans United: ‘We Are Americans United’- For Separation of Church and State

Source: The New Democrat From Wikipedia “The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer Interviewing Amy Alkon- ‘Unfuckology: A Field Guide To Living With Guts and Confidence’

Source: The New Democrat I’m with Michael Shermer on this starting out in this interview where he says he doesn’t know why publishers bleep cuss words in titles of books and or bleep one letter in the title of the … Continue reading

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