What’s the Difference Between Liberty and Freedom?

Here’s a few random, but hardly exhaustive thoughts on the difference between liberty and freedom. Liberty connotates what is right, while freedom connotates independence and the freedom to think, feel, and act as one pleases. Liberty is connected to self-rule and self-determination, but in a principled manner that respects the natural rights/liberties of others, and is a form of morally restrained freedom, while freedom is more of a general term, […] Read more »

Altruism is Evil – Ayn Rand

  “What is the moral code of altruism? The basic principle of altruism is that man has no right to exist for his own sake, that service to others is the only justification of his existence, and that self-sacrifice is his highest moral duty, virtue and value. Do not confuse altruism with kindness, good will or respect for the rights of others. These are not primaries, but consequences, which, in […] Read more »

The Road From Equality to Inversion

Absolute equality breeds inversion. We’re equal under the law, which is the notion that what is right and true is the same for all people regardless of stature, but that is where equality should begin and end, because beyond that, we’re all unique and different. A case can be made that equality, like altruism, is evil. Jonathan Pageau explains how the simple desire for equality leads to inversion, and why […] Read more »