New Blog Post: “Individuality Quotes That Are Special – Just Like You!”

New Blog Post: "Individuality Quotes That Are Special – Just Like You!"

In all seriousness, you are in fact highly qualified to judge whatever you read. Tear apart every idea you encounter, sort the wheat from the excrement (the latter of which ironically suffers from no shortage during the “information age”), and carefully choose which truths you’ll hold dear. This isn’t just your right as a rational creature. It is your duty.

New Blog Post: “Civil Disobedience Quotes To Read During Your Next Sit-In”

New Blog Post: "Civil Disobedience Quotes To Read During Your Next Sit-In"

Listing the best civil disobedience quotes is easy. Anyone can do it. I just did it. But it takes a great deal of tact to endorse its practice.  On the one hand, I do believe civil disobedience is a moral response to an immoral state of affairs; on the other, I hardly need some boneheaded misanthropes with a pile of bricks and a lust for shop windows to go blaming this article for their poor life choices.

New Blog Post: “Democracy Quotes for the People, by Libertas Bella”

New Blog Post: "Democracy Quotes for the People, by Libertas Bella"

Is democracy the best form of government? Maybe. Your own opinion of it largely hinges on which McPoliticalParty™ you prefer, and how well it did in the previous Free & Fair Election™. Ultimately, the only ideal form of government is dictatorship, and in that case, it’s only ideal for the dictator. But because too few of us are charismatic enough to ever become dictators, democracy will just have to do for now.

New Blog Post: “Tyranny Quotes That We Will Force You to Read For Your Own Good”

New Blog Post: "Tyranny Quotes That We Will Force You to Read For Your Own Good"

People who feel obligated to defend the largest and most powerful organization on the face of the planet ought to consider that an abusive father can still make his kids macaroni and cheese for dinner after he has spent the past half hour throwing empty liquor bottles at them. But they’re probably more concerned about getting the taste of boot polish out of their mouths.

New Blog Post: “Freedom of Speech Quotes That Beg Repeating”

New Blog Post: "Freedom of Speech Quotes That Beg Repeating"

Listen: A blog post isn’t going to change anyone’s mind about free speech. Freedom of speech quotes, however expertly they may have been curated, are not poised to make some pink-haired, nose-pierced, garishly-tattooed liberal arts student put down their hashtag pitchfork and reconsider whether they’re actually doing good by demanding the public crucifixion of anyone whose point of view falls right of Mao Zedong’s.

New Blog Post: “Socialism Quotes for People Who Hate Socialism”

New Blog Post: "Socialism Quotes for People Who Hate Socialism"

The goal of socialism is communism. That’s Vladimir Lenin’s famed “socialism leads to communism quote,” a good one to preface any list of socialism quotes. Marxists usually regard socialism as the stepping stone to communism, a state of utopia in which the government controls everything its citizens say and do. Any socialists who don’t believe this are obliviously doing the Marxists’ work for them.