Category Archives: Government

The scary parallels between Venezuela and Atlas Shrugged

In July of 2016, I spent 3 hours conversing with a Venezuelan on the flight from Miami to New York. Despite having lived in the United States for decades, her business and relatives gave her reasons to visit her home … Continue reading

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How can Bastiat’s The Law help unite people?

This is the shortest audiobook in my Audible library (it was originally published as a pamphlet in 1850), but it packs quite a punch,¬†with me saving¬†23 bookmarks during the 126 minutes of audio. I listened to this immediately after Plato’s … Continue reading

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How can Plato’s Republic help unite people?

To be honest, I was disappointed by Republic (amazon, wikipedia). It is incredibly speculative, authoritarian, and lacks counter-argument once it reaches the part about creating a theoretical republic. For those who are unfamiliar with it, Plato’s book is about a … Continue reading

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