Tagged: individualism

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Endorsed: Other Options

Symposium: I advise you to consider what you are endorsing with your vote, be that for the election itself, or the Democratic Primary.


Social Forces and Vulgar Libertarianism

Will Wilkinson makes an important observation about the affinity between libertarians and conservatives. At the heart of the fusionism between the two groups, he explains, is the notion of individual responsibility. Whereas libertarians and...


Individualism & Society

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with...


The Office, Individualism, and the American Dream

Will has a good response to Jamelle’s reaction to The Office. Both posts got me thinking. Jamelle mentions ambition, and being “an ambitious guy” in his post. That’s key. Will mentions being a little...


individualism, properly understood

I have been rather harsh in my treatment of the “rugged individual” in these pages, and yet have come to an essentially libertarian position on most economic issues.  At the heart of libertarian philosophy...


Two Individualisms

The discussion surrounding community, individualism, materialism, and the current economic and political crisis is anything but a discussion of perfect definitions or easy answers, and much of it is lodged only in vague theoretical...


Redefining Prosperity

The modern conservative movement is built upon a paradox.  Indeed, both Parties in the United States system – and there are functionally only two – have long preached basically the same message.  Means are...

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