He Said, She Said: Choose Your Central Plan

He Said, She Said: Choose Your Central Plan:

She wears white. He wears blue. She speaks about community. He talks about himself. She is chilly and sometimes nice. He is mean and sometimes funny. He says “manly” things. She talks about women’s rights.

And rarely have two candidates hated each other more. He says she is a criminal. She says he is a psychopath. The debates will be an international media bonanza to equal the Olympics.

There will be much entertainment value here, but not much enlightenment. In the end, we know the conclusion. The best thing going for her is that she is not him. The best thing going for him is that he is not her.

Beyond that, when it comes to actual belief structure and even specific policies, there is far less a difference. Both see the state as the answer to our problems and both see the presidency as the key to empower that state. Fabianism is a color gradient of fascism, and the reverse is also true.

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Dear Government, Deliver Us From Freedom

Dear Government, Deliver Us From Freedom:

Freedom. Terrible, terrible freedom. It’s almost like people are naturally inclined to seek it out. And if you’re not careful, it can pop up anywhere.

Take this “Peer-to-peer economy” that the plebs are talking about these days. They actually want to trade products and services directly, without going through the transnational corporate slave structure that we’ve spent so long honing to perfection! The nerve!

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Spark and Fuel: How to Help Your Child Learn without Resorting to Compulsion

Spark and Fuel: How to Help Your Child Learn without Resorting to Compulsion:

How can you truly facilitate your child’s learning? More important than what to do is what not to do.

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Virtue Signaling: Why Political Debates on the Internet Are So Often Pointless

Virtue Signaling: Why Political Debates on the Internet Are So Often Pointless:

False beliefs about economics and political philosophy may be devastating in aggregate, but for the individual the cost of choosing to embrace fallacy is negligible. So, as Caplan argues, it is perfectly rational for many to stubbornly cling to false but “emotionally appealing” beliefs. There are no individual, internalized costs that could possibly outweigh whatever emotional benefit the false belief might have.

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