Ignore Your ‘Magical Magnifying Mind’ & Carry On

I had an interesting life lesson recently, thought I'd share... For several days, I'd been stressed, frustrated, angry, depressed, etc. due to...

Stories: Such Timid Little Creatures

Stories are like highly sensitive, timid creatures; during times of stress and chaos and insecurity, etc., they all run and hide....

Self-Promotion For Introverts

I've only recently begun to learn how so many difficulties I've experienced throughout my life—in school, church, jobs, business, even relationships—are...

Character, Liberty, and Economics

The following article by Lawrence W. Reed was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) on July 1, 2008....

Today’s Civil Strife Is Rooted in Economic Frustration and Fallacy

The following article is by Dan Sanchez, and was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) April 26, 2017....

An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Economy Happens

As a professionally trained pilot (helicopter), I can attest that in order to become a qualified pilot, one must first become knowledgeable...

Mistaking Pleasure For Happiness

Another quick thought: One of the most important things I've learned to distinguish—and, unfortunately, only recently in my life—is the fine, nearly...

Are You a Time Thief?

I've written on this topic before, and my position hasn't changed: people who don't keep their time commitments, those who are perpetually...

Don’t Got Much Blood | A Short Story

The other night, an idea struck me for a new short story. I couldn't get it out of my head, so I...

We had an in-depth discussion of my book Rolling The Bones on The Seeds...

The guys at the Seeds of Liberty Podcast recently invited me onto their show to discuss my book Rolling The Bones. One of...

How do I Forgive the Unforgivable?

There was a time in my life when I was dealing with lots of problems, a lot of baggage from my...

Speechless in 2017

The following article is by Bretigne Shaffer. Bretigne writes for LewRockwell.com among others, and blogs at www.bretigne.com. Check out her books Memoirs of a Gaijin, and Why Mommy...

Chicago Shootings, Deaths – Or, Understanding Human Nature & Economic Incentives

Though the following article by Walter E. Block focuses on the problems plaguing Chicago, the facts and philosophy he applies is applicable to any and all...

Free Market Regulation vs. Government Regulation

I recently shared a pro-free-market education, anti-government school meme on Facebook (please disregard the Trump reference, it was the fact that the list...

The Democracy Bubble

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published over at LewRockwell.com on November 17, 2016, and is licensed for reprint and redistribution...

The Art of Letting Go

 "When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you." ~ Lolly Daskal There's a common saying:...

Why I Always Pick Up Pennies

"Find a penny, pick it up, and all the day you'll have good luck!" Yes, we've all heard, and chanted—and perhaps even...

16 Precepts for Acquiring the Treasure of Knowledge

At the beginning of his forward to A. G. Sertillanges' The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods, Catholic Priest and Political Philosophy Professor James...

The Outsider | H. P. Lovecraft

The Outsider is one of my favorite stories by H. P. Lovecraft. Since it was originally published in 1921, it is now...