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Self-Ownership, Property Boundaries, and State Violence

Self-Ownership, Property Boundaries, and State Violence
Without the recognition and respect for boundaries civil cooperation is impossible and conflict is unavoidable. In order for society to achieve civil cooperation certain objective truths must be understood. There are certain laws of the universe that cannot be refuted, disproved, or conquered. If one attempts to refute the law of gravity by jumping off a cliff hoping to fly,... Read More

Privatize the North Dakota Public Service Commission

Privatize the North Dakota Public Service Commission
Introduction I have made my position clear that I would like to see the Public Service Commission phased out and essentially abolished. I have received much criticism (here, here, here) for what I consider to be a rational and logical position to take when considering the economic and ethical implications. The P.S.C. is incapable of determining and guiding appropriate economic signals... Read More

Property, Exchange, and Contract: As Told By My Intellectual Influences

Property, Exchange, and Contract: As Told By My Intellectual Influences
Civilization Depends on Property, Exchange, and Contracts. A properly functioning society depends on the ability of its inhabitants to successfully comprehend the significance and importance of the natural law theory which emphasizes property, exchange, and contracts. Without a basic understanding of these ideas and the ability to enforce them individuals will succumb to, at first, minor inconveniences but will later... Read More