Anything Peaceful The Concorde Fallacy: Why We Can't Quit Losing Battles
Iraq and the evolution of irrationalityDaniel Bier May 22, 2015
From the Concorde airliner to the Iraq War, people commit the error of reasoning from sunk costs.
Anything Peaceful Shut Up, Kid! (It's What You Really Want)
Do university students really prefer to be infantilized?B.K. Marcus May 15, 2015
Salon.com argues that if you're old enough to drink, you're young enough to be censored and coddled.
Anything Peaceful Do Movements Matter?
How philosophical movements fall short of their idealsZachary Slayback May 1, 2015
Slayback argues that social movements must dilute their radicalism and gradually abandon their philosophy in order to grow.
Anything Peaceful "Don't Buy an Apple Watch"
Value is, always and everywhere, a personal and subjective matterRichard Lorenc Apr 27, 2015
Anti-Apple elitism is a particularly annoying and dangerous bit of anti-market bias.
Anything Peaceful Should Taxes Fund Philosophy?
The cost of subsidizing state philosophy departments is hard to justifyJason Brennan Apr 24, 2015
Does philosophy really "teach students how to think," and is the opportunity cost worth it?
Anything Peaceful Tax “Refunds”: Your Interest-Free Loan to the Government
What that check really meansDaniel Bier Apr 22, 2015
Most Americans get a refund from the IRS every year. Here's what it cost them.
Anything Peaceful Should We Jail “Deadbeat Dads”?
Making child support a criminal matter can be counterproductiveWalter Olson Apr 21, 2015
More force isn't always the answer to helping children; often, it becomes a vicious cycle.
Anything Peaceful Krugman: Social Security Is "Where Government Excels"
Progressives want to make a bloated and bankrupt system even worseDaniel Bier Apr 16, 2015
If Social Security is a government success, what does failure look like?
Anything Peaceful The World Is Bigger than You Think
Resources are an economic, not physical, phenomenonDaniel Bier Apr 16, 2015
“Natural” resources are not fixed because resources are not found in nature – they are created by the human mind.
Freeman Article How the Education System Destroys Social Networks
Why do we settle for such an unnatural, inorganic plan?Jeffrey A. Tucker Mar 10, 2015
We have grown accustomed to a series of episodic upheavals that are a consequence of a centrally planned education system.