Thought Of The Day. July 19, 2016

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Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roland

Creedence Clearwater Revival I am a child of the 60’s. I was, and am, an enemy of the state. I was in the streets over civil rights and Viet Nam. I embraced radical politics. I became a federal fugitive for running guys to Canada to avoid the draft. I was beaten by cops for burning…

Thought Of The Day. July 5, 2016

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Revolution may be Closer than We Think

In 1975, the modern animal movement was born with the publication of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation. Since then, the Animal Holocaust has more than doubled in size. By any measure, the Animal Holocaust will continue to grow. All of the animals saved by animal activists and vegans in the last 50 years are fewer than…

Today’s Liberalism vs Classical Liberalism

Jeremy Bentham, the father of utilitarianism.   Is there a difference between liberal philosophy today and liberal philosophy historically? Actually, no. There is not. Drawing historical parallels, I frequently discuss the fact that conservatives have never been right about anything. Conservatives opposed American Independence, they supported slavery, they opposed women’s suffrage, child labor laws, workplace…

Thought Of The Day. December 28, 2015

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…