The Second Treatise on Government, by John Locke

Please, please, please (did I mention please?), if you claim to love Liberty and feel that you are responsible enough to govern yourself, read the following book by John Locke, as it is the foundational work on the topic of self-governance and Natural Law. To transcend being governed, we must have a solid foundation in the philosophy that first demonstrated that we have the natural right to govern ourselves, and […] Read more »

Reason, Authority, & Natural Law

In this video I examine what it means to be an authority, both over others, and how it pertains to self-ownership and self-governance. I draw on concepts from John Locke’s “Second Treatise of Government”, and show how reason is what differentiates the governed and those who govern. Second Treatise of Government, by John Locke: http://www.earlymoderntexts.com/assets/pdfs/locke1689a.pdf Check out our Patreon group where we practice working through our emotional upsets and poor […] Read more »

Enlightenment: A Logocentric Focus

Enlightenment is not an end goal, but reflects the process of engaging in daily life; it is the middle step, and not the last step, in a three step progression. This is why so many great individuals speak with reverence of the beauty found within life’s journey, and that it is superior to the destination. The enlightenment period in Western history further developed many Logocentric philosophies, all of which dealt […] Read more »

Should Our National Borders be Open or Closed?

In this video, I have a discussion with Anarchistpost about whether or not the borders of western countries should be open or closed. We look at how they relate to natural law, the non aggression principle, and the self-defense principle. We approach it from different viewpoints and frames of reference, to assess the strengths and weaknesses of each other’s viewpoints. We’ve created an integrative methodology called “the Unity Process“, which […] Read more »