The non-paradox of tolerance

The non-paradox of tolerance

People who advocate for tolerance on certain issues are often faced with the accusation that they themselves are intolerant towards those who oppose such tolerance. For instance, a group that’s fighting for their basic equal rights may be told that they’re failing to tolerate the people who are against their rights. In most cases, this Read more about The non-paradox of tolerance[…]

I’m Edwina – What Does Independence Really Mean? (Subtitled)

I’m Edwina – What Does Independence Really Mean? (Subtitled)

I got a letter saying you know, “We need to come and assess your needs” The social worker came, She asked so many personal questions to me. Next I think she said “There will be some cuts” I already contacted the MP and said Look, I’m not having this! There was various meetings The social Read more about I’m Edwina – What Does Independence Really Mean? (Subtitled)[…]

Why Does the United States have a Bill of Rights? S2E12
2010 Nobel Peace Prize Announcement

2010 Nobel Peace Prize Announcement

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 to Liu Xiaobo for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has long believed that there is a close connection between human rights and peace. Such rights are a prerequisite for the fraternity Read more about 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Announcement[…]

Mike Huckabee Demeans Liberals About Abortion

Mike Huckabee Demeans Liberals About Abortion

michael cunningham went out on his show on fox news this weekend and he had in absurd rant against liberals about abortion let’s listen dryer don’t hate levels last night i don’t hate anybody mhm actually black somewhere also that you were talking to some thoughtful rational and reasonable insist that not a lot of Read more about Mike Huckabee Demeans Liberals About Abortion[…]

Positive Rights vs. Negative Rights – Learn Liberty

Positive Rights vs. Negative Rights – Learn Liberty

One reason there’s a lot of confusion about rights from both liberals and conservatives is that there are different sorts of rights. Besides the distinction between legal and moral rights, we also need to distinguish the different sorts of claims the assertion of a right makes. Philosophers generally use the expressions negative rights and positive Read more about Positive Rights vs. Negative Rights – Learn Liberty[…]

Pseudo-tolerance, or “Fast food vs. equality”

Pseudo-tolerance, or “Fast food vs. equality”

The economist John Kenneth Galbraith once wrote, “Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.” I recently had the chance to witness this firsthand. On the social news site reddit.com, a story was posted about Chick-fil-A and their Read more about Pseudo-tolerance, or “Fast food vs. equality”[…]

“Liberation” – Police State Short Film