Legality and morality are diametrically opposed. Legality is based on the arbitrary whims of our political masters. Man-made law is not a suggestion or recommendation. It is a mandate or edict backed by threat of punishment. It is an opinion backed by a gun. It bears no relation to reality. When an elite minority dictates law with sovereign immunity the results can be genocidal.
Morality is objective and universal. It is the unwritten golden rule that we all inherently understand when we interact with family, close friends, and loved ones. No one dictates how we should treat our family, close friends, or loved ones. This is true Anarchy and spontaneous order in action!
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”
Recently I visited the Kennedy Space Center near Orlando, Florida. I was immediately struck by the rampant military hero worship that was rife in its halls. The space race was steeped in war between rivaling nation States. It was born out of the massive violence and bloodshed that only nation States can produce. Only those with military parasite experience are eligible to participate as a hallowed astronaut.
Putting a man in space or sending a man to the moon is illustrative of the ability of the State to waste immeasurable sums of currency, most ordinary people can only conceive of in their dreams, on boondoggle projects that neither improve the lives of its citizens nor improve the world. It only succeeds in further impoverishing the hard working individual who is already suffering via monetary inflation, rising prices, and a collapsing currency.
The space program is just another tragic example of the broken window fallacy at work. Many of its proponents focus on the many “achievements” of the space program as proof of its necessity, the seen. It is true there are many positive endeavors one might use stolen funds for, however this does not alter the initial immorality that it all originates with the initiation of force that comprises the State. The unseen is what truly breaks my heart. The billions of dollars in stolen funds it takes to build, transport, and launch a rocket or space shuttle will never justify the annihilated potential of robbing millions of hard working human beings.
“The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” Thomas Sowell, Is Reality Optional?
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Please enjoy my recent conversation with Jim Cunagin, physician specializing in psychiatry. Herein we discussed his journey to Voluntaryism, Lew Rockwell, Bad Quaker, Murray Rothbard, Walter Block, Taoism, Lao Tzu was the first Voluntaryist, Stanley Milgram Experiment and variations, appeal to authority, perceived legitimacy, Stanford Prison Experiment, power is addictive, possess the right thinking, show me your principles, resistance based on principles, Kentucky Amish farmer arrested for unapproved salve, Anarchitecture podcast, and more!
“Many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view.” Obi-Wan Kenobi
“You must do what you feel is right, of course.” Obi Wan Kenobi
“My Master Yoshi’s first rule was: Possess the right thinking. Only then can one receive the gifts of strength, knowledge, and peace.” Splinter
One of the greatest appeals of the State is to appear to produce wealth without the effort and resources necessary for wealth creation. If the State offers you something for “free” check your wallet or the future debt of your progeny and you will realize you have been shamefully pilfered and bamboozled. There is no such thing as a free lunch. In order to provide something to you for “free” the State must first have coercively taken from you. Then it flamboyantly displays your stolen goods for all to see as if to proclaim it as being the origin of matter itself.
Make no mistake, the State is as affable to the productive and industrious as tick is to the host on which it is fastened. Calling theft as taxation, mass murder as the War on Terror, the war on people as the War on Drugs, mass spying as surveillance, and mass indoctrination as public education does nothing to alter the original definition of the words. One must observe the effect of actions in order to understand their true nature. Political euphemisms permeate our landscape and infect our thinking as effectively as a scourge wreaks misery on the people. We mature as a people when we cease believing political actions solve any of our problems. Only the individual acts! Only the individual thinks! Only the individual loves! Merry Christmas!
“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.” ― Confucius
“Every election is a sort of advanced auction on stolen goods.” H.L. Mencken
Halloween is the time of fear and terror. I strain to consider an institution that has caused more worldwide fear and terror than the US Federal Government. The frightful spirit of Halloween is daily felt by many globally that wince when they see a plane flying overhead afraid it will drop a Hellfire missile or by those who tremble when they behold US troops arrive on their soils in Humvees to spread freedom by intimidation, torture, and terrorization.
If you want to strike true bone chilling fear in a man, simply mention the State is sending agents over to pay him a visit. No Halloween costume compares.
Civilization is built on a foundation of compassion, liberty, free trade, and Capitalism. Only when we holster our guns and sheathe our swords can we begin to truly understand and deeply empathize with our neighbors. Only the individual acts. Only the individual reasons. Only the individual loves! Vacate the State!