A set of values always has a middle, but just how representative of a data set is that middle? Democracy imbues morality into numbers. The…View More The Myth of the Political Center
Blind justice is a concept inherent to most Americans’ thinking about the nation’s legal framework. Equality comes from dispassionate analysis: judges and juries are not…View More Political Decisions and the “Human Element”
A divisive politics is not necessarily a dysfunctional politics. Life is individualistic; an individual’s experiences are filtered through the lens of his or her own…View More Is Individualism Compatible with Democratic Strains of Thinking?
In terms of public actions, there are few more selfish acts than voting. Voting is an individual act: a vote for or against a candidate…View More Voting Is Selfish. Which Is Why Get-Out-The-Vote Drives Are Unseemly.
America has an unfortunate tendency to impute merit into sizes: big business is innately predatory and harmful, while small businesses are inherently a boon to…View More Size Isn’t What Makes A Business Good or Bad
Individual rights are absolute. In isolation, the individual’s ability to exercise his rights are bounded only by his imagination and his own physical limits. As…View More Free Speech, Private Action and the NFL
All productive acts contain, at their root, an idea. And at the root of that idea is a philosophic principle: something of value the individual…View More The Ethics of Production