Collective Wisdom vs Herd Mentality

I found the video below quite interesting. It was great to see both the spontaneous order side, and the herd mentality side, of collectives explained. In order for a collective to have wisdom, they need two ingredients, a diversity of thought/ideas (viewpoint diversity), and independence from external influences that might intentionally or unintentionally skew their conclusions. Of course, modern society is full of external influences engineered specifically to skew our […] Read more »

Why I seem to Align more with the Political Right than with the Political Left

I would like to make something clear, not because I’ve been questioned, but because I feel it is worth addressing. Many people may think that I’m on the political right, but I’m not, I am a classical liberal (voluntaryist / ancap / Libertarian), which means I value individual rights, and I’m open to a wide range of viewpoints, and I synthesize them with systematic thinking into an overall worldview that […] Read more »

The Problem with Equity

We support a diversity of ideas that stems from an equality of opportunity to share them. However, we feel that all forms of diversity that stems from an equality of outcome (equity) will cause psychological harm to the self-worth of the individuals that it seeks to protect, will limit their potential development as healthy and unique individuals, and will thus limit the value of the ideas that they will be […] Read more »