Jan 21

Women, Libertarianism and Food

“Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup.” ~ Wendell Berry

Byran Capland  wrote that “selling Libertarianism to people with Feeling personalities [which are more often women] is inherently difficult.”  That is the challenge I intend to take on in this blog.

Many women I know care a...

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Jan 21

Democracy Without Community

“Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.” ~ James Bovard, Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty

In Real Dissent, Tom Woods reminded me that democracy can only work where there is a commonality of interest; otherwise “interest groups with mutually exclusive...

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Jan 21

The Crematorium

It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.” ~ Albert Camus, Neither Victims Nor Executioners

When I was a little girl growing up in East Tennessee in the 1960’s, I lived on the forty acre farm my great, great grandfather farmed in a house my father built with his father.  All around us were...

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Jan 21

The Libertarian in Community

“A community is the mental and spiritual condition of knowing that the place is shared, and that the people who share the place define and limit the possibilities of each other’s lives. It is the knowledge that people have of each other, their concern for each other, their trust in each other, the freedom with which they come and...

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Jan 21

Diversity is not our strength

“Alice laughed: “There’s no use trying,” she said; “one can’t believe impossible things.”
“I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was younger, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ~ Alice in Wonderland.

Today’s...

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