This article makes an important point that leftists and big government Repubs don’t get. The choice is not that we are all in it together or we are all individuals who refuse to work together. Rather the choice is, are we all coerced as a group or do you voluntarily associate as free independent individuals? One allows every human being to live the life they desire and as they see fit, the other forces every human being to succumb to the desires of a select few that happen to control the power of the government at any particular time.
Jordan Peterson’s Forward to the 50th Anniversary of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Epic ‘The Gulag Archipelago’
The three volumes of The Gulag Archipelago — one continuous, extended scream of outrage — are, paradoxically, brilliant, bitter, disbelieving and infused with awe: awe at the strength characterising the best among us, in the worst of all situations. In that monumental text, published in 1973, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn conducted “an experiment in literary investigation” — a hybrid […]
A n interesting study on the morality of libertarians. My favorite quote… “We might say that liberals have the most ‘feminine’ cognitive style, and libertarians the most ‘masculine.’” http://reason.com/archives/2010/11/02/the-science-of-libertarian