Tag Archives: Individualism

Bait and Switch: The Economics of Female Sexuality

If you agree to a deal, and the terms that come with it, should you be obliged to honor that deal?  Economically, most would say yes.  But what about sexually? Fascinating legal story coming out of Chicago in recent weeks: … Continue reading

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Nietzsche, Liberalism, and the Paradox of Choice

What Nietzche got wrong was that freedom is a thing the derives from boundaries. One of Nietzsche’s core principles was based on the parable of the Three Metamorphoses of the Spirit: Camel-Lion-Child.  The basic idea was that an individual lives … Continue reading

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Freedom requires Inequality

The ironic thing about freedom, in a classical liberal sense, is that it requires inequality.  Indeed, the Doctrine of Individualism is rooted in the principle that individuals must be permitted to both rise and fall, to both succeed and fail, … Continue reading

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The Failure of Neoliberalism: Groups do not equal Individuals

The failure of Neoliberalism – which to many represents a libertarian economic approach – is not in its embrace of classical liberal economics … rather, its principle flaw is in its embrace of the idea that groups of people equate … Continue reading

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Hillary, Kesha, and a Bankrupt Illinois – Victims make Poor Teammates

Accountability is what separates the strong from the weak. Whether that be accountability to oneself, or to those around you. Accountability no less lies at the heart of individualism, for if we trust ourselves to rely on the endeavor of … Continue reading

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Red Pill Liberalism

What is a Red Pill man, if nothing other than hyper-individualistic. And at its core, classical liberalism is all about such individualism. A fierce defender of things like free speech and due process. The problem is that modern Progressive liberalism … Continue reading

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