Not getting Orwell
The freedom of the internet sometimes makes you bump into people whom you, at first, sympathize with, and then at some point you discover, almost painfully, that while you share a common interest or viewpoint, you fundamentally came at it from different angles. I always have had the idea that the history of the fight…
Five reasons PragerU might be more critical towards their contributors
This is a related post to my more elaborate post about the PragerU’s 5-minutes video called If You Live in Freedom, Thank the British Empire. It is meant to be for quick reading.
Looking at: If you live in freedom, thank the British Empire by H.W. Crocker III
This video made me curious about the sources. At first, I saw myself challenged to have to find out on what sources Crocker based himself, however, PragerU was kindly enough to publish the transcript of the video and an overview of Facts and Sources. They can be found here: https://www.prageru.com/video/if-you-live-in-freedom-thank-the-british-empire/ The purpose of this post…
The Siege of Jadotville
Some time ago, in the early sixties, Belgian Congo, located smack bang in the middle of Africa, moved towards independence. Not everyone was thrilled with the idea. For one, a sizeable group of people living in the mineral-rich province of Katanga(uranium) wanted independence from independent Congo, while the original colonizers, the Belgians, wanted no independence…
Stefan Molyneux! Because paying taxes sucks!
Philosophy is like lighting a room with cigarettes: not very practical and possibly unhealthy(and it makes you smell bad). It is a bit of a forced statement, but it reflects how I feel after having seen some philosophical discussions. These discussions tend to become quoting contests in which the one who can quote the best or the most wins…
“Gott mit uns”(God with us)
I can’t help it to write this post. I resisted several times and I even have a complete rant hidden as post someplace that addresses this issue, but I decided against posting it. But now it happened again! “What is the issue?,” you might ask. It is the use of the “Gott mit uns” argument. The “Gott…
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