On Autarchism: A Primer

I recently came across a some additional information about Autarchism on Libertarianism Wiki, and thought I'd adapt some of it here,...

Why Truth Matters

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published on LewRockwell.com, is licensed for republication under Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives-4.0 International, and is...

Making Good Art: Risking Non-Conformity & Embracing Failure

An unfortunate paradox that we all face is this: humanity reveres non-conformists from the past, but persecutes them in the present. Yes, humanity...

Thinkin’ Rots the Mind! (or, The Collapse of Western Civilization)

The following article Thinkin' Rots the Mind! by Butler Shaffer was originally published as The Collapse of Western Civilization on LewRockwell.com, is licensed for...

Find What You Love, And Let It Kill You

I am in the process of eliminating as many of the petty distractions in my life that I can, in an attempt to...

Autarchy: The Balance Between Individual Sovereignty & Collective Cooperation

In the wake of yet another senseless mass shooting, I posted the following on social media, to which a friend responded...

Toward Autarchy: Personal Enlightenment

The following is a follow-up to my original article, Is There A Fundamental Difference Between Anarchists & Autarchists? If you've not yet read...

The Fundamental Difference Between Anarchists & Autarchists

I recently stumbled upon a revelation concerning anarchists and the personal principles that they espouse. I'd seen the following shirt...

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Somebody posted the following quote on Facebook the other day, and I thought it worth sharing: "You need to learn how to...

Making The Impossible Possible

Mick Ebeling's dream has always been to use storytelling and technology to help as many people as possible. (Visit his website:...

Make Today Day One

Imagine a day, long ago, when a young, timid, scared Michael Jordan ventured out onto a basketball court for the very...

Toward Autarchy: The Subjective Approach to Interacting with Others

This morning, there was some opinionated mudslinging going on between various libertarians/anarchists in my Facebook network, which compelled me to write...

What Does “Toward Autarchy” Mean?

The following is a brief description of my new ideological endeavor, which I've dubbed Toward Autarchy. Though the website is not...

A Quick Word About Giving, and Forgiving

True giving, and/or forgiving—i.e., from Spirit—must be unconditional; we cannot truly forgive someone with any expectation of apology, remorse, or any...

Negotiating With Yourself

One of the really valuable things I've learned in recent years is to negotiate with others, in order to get what...

The Law of Love vs. the Law of Violence

This essay by Leo Tolstoy is in the public domain, and carries no copyright restrictions. The true Christian doctrine consists only in...

Dr. Jordan Peterson shreds Cathy Newman During “Interview”

I've been studying Dr. Jordan Peterson's work (books and videos) for a few months now, and the following video—in which he...

My New Mantra: 10 Steps Forward, 9 Steps Back

After all my decades of life experience, I've recently adopted a new mantra: 10 steps forward, 9 steps back... I used to...

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....

Economy Happens

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