Tag Archives: Reason

Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Dr. Donald Hoffman: ‘The Case Against Reality’

Source:The New Democrat  “In his new book, The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth From Our Eyes, the U.C. Irvine cognitive scientist Dr. Donald Hoffman challenges the leading scientific theories that claim that our senses report back objective … Continue reading

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Coordination Problem: Peter Boettke- ‘Liberalism Misunderstood’

“Liberalism was born in an effort to escape oppression and dogma — a critique of the alignment of the Crown and the Altar that was enforced by the Sword. True radical liberalism is a foundational critique, and seeks to set … Continue reading

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Last Week Tonight: Ayn Rand- ‘How Is This Still A Thing?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Ayn Rand, author of “Atlas Shrugged” and “The Fountainhead,” is still kind of a thing. How?” Source:Last Week Tonight I’m not an objectivist and not a believer in objectivism, but I am a believer in individualism and … Continue reading

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George Carlin: ‘I Like Individualists’

Source:The New Democrat  “From ‘When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops.” Source:George Carlin: ‘I Like Individualists’ Before I get into George Carlin and what he thought about individualists and individualism, I need to mention a certain conversation that I had … Continue reading

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HBO: George Carlin- ‘Question Everything’

Source:The New Democrat  “All credit for the video goes to its producers.” Source:HBO: George Carlin- ‘Question Everything’ At risk of sounding serious for a minute: ( and it might only be a minute ) do you want to live in … Continue reading

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Foundation Interviews: George Carlin- On Why It’s Important To Not Care At All

Source: The New Democrat Would like to hear more from George Carlin on why he believes it’s not important to give a shit ( as he put it ) because that can be interpreted in multiple ways which is exactly … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Bruce Bartlett- ‘The Truth Matters’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I don’t want to make this all about Donald Trump, but when I thinking about The Truth Matters I think of that Kellyanne Conway line from February last year I … Continue reading

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Atheism-is-Unstoppable: Woody Allen, The Atheist

Source: Atheism-is-Unstoppable: Woody Allen, The Atheist I don’t have a problem with actual Liberals being religious and actually if I had to guess just at looking at the Democratic Party, Liberals tend to be religious. But as a Liberal myself, … Continue reading

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Reason: Stephanie Slade- ‘Why I Am a Pro-Life Libertarian’

Source:Reason Magazine– I think you know what this picture is about. “There’s a belief on the American left that says it’s impossible to be both a principled libertarian and a principled pro-lifer—that the two positions are somehow intellectually incompatible. It’s … Continue reading

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The Baseline Scenario: James Kwak- ‘Friedrich Hayek Supported a Guaranteed Minimum Income’

  “We shall again take for granted the availability of a system of public relief which provides a uniform minimum for all instances of proved need, so that no member of the community need be in want of food or … Continue reading

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