Please enjoy my recent conversation with Rand Eastwood. Herein we discussed how he became a Voluntaryist, the one party system, Ayn Rand, Adam Kokesh, the nature of a monopoly on violence, perverse incentives, the burden of proof is on the Statists, democide, outbreeding evil, providing value, Capitalism is serving your neighbor, incentives of private business, the insanity of limiting a leviathan, Voluntaryism is a philosophy of humility, not asking for permission, surviving government school, how regulations strangle small business, true productivity is punished, taxes and regulations are the biggest overhead for an entrepreneur, government is one giant broken window fallacy, evil artisan cheese makers, FDA cut the budget, not the cheese, enormous federal economic and financial waste, “government” increases cost and decreases quality, keeping the food safe, inefficient bureaucracy, Volkswagen scandal, food truck oppressive permits and regulations, chamber of commerce protectionism, Airbnb regulated to death, ignorance of the law is no excuse fallacy, the insanity of assessing constitutionality, lemonade stand is anarchy, A Day Without Anarchy, GMO labeling laws, exposing the gun in the room, the beauty of spontaneous order and more!
The desire for security and the feeling of insecurity are the same thing. To hold your breath is to lose your breath. A society based on the quest for security is nothing but a breath-retention contest in which everyone is as taut as a drum and as purple as a beet.
Alan W. Watts, The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety