History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Islam Is Not Compatible With Liberty Or Western Civilization

It seems whenever anyone begins to criticize Islam, they are quickly deemed "Islamaphobes" or "racists" by Islamic apologists (Muslims and non-Muslims alike) as a means to halt any honest investigation of the subject. Many atheists and “freethinkers” will desperately attempt to divert attention to the history of violence in other religions or point out that… Continue reading Islam Is Not Compatible With Liberty Or Western Civilization

History/Culture

Why Libertarianism Is Unique To “The West”

Most deny that genetics and cultural developments have anything to do with the success of the West.  Environmental determinism as exemplified by Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs, and Steel, explains everything in terms of environmental influences rather than an interplay of genes, culture and environment – what Greg Cochran and the late Henry Harpending… Continue reading Why Libertarianism Is Unique To “The West”

History/Culture

The State Kills Personal Responsibility

(Originally published at Mises UK) The state is the embodiment of collective irresponsibility and, for this reason, it incentivises its own growth.  Having to maintain a good reputation in a community can be hard work; but, we live in a time of declining birth rates and a growing nanny state – our communities are all… Continue reading The State Kills Personal Responsibility

History/Culture

The Effect Of Leftism On Women

Women, as a whole, are trending ever further left and are destroying western civilization as a result. While I'm not condemning all women, I am seeing their time preferences generally shifting ever higher. Women are becoming less likely to defer gratification more than any time in recent history. This shift is correlating with the destruction of… Continue reading The Effect Of Leftism On Women