Without going into a history lesson the libertarian/classical liberal philosophy is clearly the one that most closely embodies the core points this nation was founded on but is now rapidly abandoning: the rights of the individual—including privacy, free association and speech; the right to property and to the fruits of one’s labor; and the right to expect that the government exists only (if it should exist at all as my anarcho-capitalist friends argue) to protect these rights, not snooping on, trailing or prohibiting me or my fellow citizens from our ability to exercise our rights.
Yelling past each other.
Y’all. Read. THIS. Okay?
Our “progressive” liberal friends here in the South, still desperately trying to overcome their apparent debilitating sense of white guilt, have now declared—in a series of new writings and editorials I’ve come across—that African-Americans cannot be racist by definition. Only we callous, misguided and privileged Caucasian, Euro-Americans can bear that evil distinction.
In our ever-growing emotionalist society, rational argument keeps taking the back seat to incitement and sensationalism.
Maybe not everybody out there is cut out to be married or in a relationship.
How many times have you heard the exhortation to “follow your passion” in your career choice? It’s become an entirely overused mantra parroted by the numerous self-help and business gurus who themselves probably command about 30K a speech. That’s not a bad “passion” to follow but let’s just face the economic facts in 2015:
(The following is a tentative excerpt from the introduction to my book-in-progress entitled “The Cultural Abyss: When Mediocrity Is Enshrined And Civility Fades”)
If you have never heard of MadCAAP (Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty) perhaps you should perform a search online and read about this 501c(3) organization located in Canton.
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