People, especially politicians, love to talk about human rights, to the point where the phrase has almost become trite. That is annoying, as human rights are a very specific thing, not just a slogan to stick onto a politician’s latest totalitarian attempt to seize more power. To correct this, we need a good definition of … Continue reading Human Rights: Where do they come from?
We live in interesting times. Basic concepts that were taken for granted for all of human history are being eroded in a storm of blithering ignorance and banal platitudes from elites who have been educated into ignorance. One of the ideas in the crosshairs of these alleged intellectuals is the rightness of the profit motive. … Continue reading The Profit Motive Isn’t Greed