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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: Ayn Rand- ‘How Is This Still A Thing?’ I’m not an objectivist and not a believer in objectivism, … 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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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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Reason: Bikini Banners and Freakin Cops Cracking Down on Curse Words! The Nanny of The Month For June 2012

Source: Reason: Bikini Banners and Freaking Cops Cracking Down on Curse Words! The Nanny of The Month For June 2012 Here’s more evidence that we overpay our politicians and don’t give them enough work to do. That they would actually … Continue reading

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