Freeman

Wabi-Sabi

The Power of No

Being able to say no is what enables us to say yes.

OCTOBER 30, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA

Being able to say no defines the scope of our personal autonomy, while being able to say yes allows us to creatively explore (or not) the freedom that that autonomy gives us.

ANYTHING PEACEFUL ANYTHING PEACEFUL

Learning to Love the Low Road

Economic theory teaches us to see beauty where others see only ugliness

When you become aware of the critical importance of capital equipment to the creation of wealth, the industrial zones can become beautiful.

We Can't Bomb Our Way to Sanity

Canada’s recent terrorists were mentally ill

Martin Couture-Rouleau and Michael Zehaf-Bibeau were not good Muslims on the accepted path of proper conduct in their faith communities. They were unstable men living with intense mental and emotional turmoil.

THE ARENA

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Biddle v. Borders on Moral Foundations

Do you believe a free order is justified by one single moral justification or by a number of different moral justifications?

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October 2014

Heavily-armed police and their supporters will tell you they need all those armored trucks and heavy guns. It's a dangerous job, not least because Americans have so many guns. But the numbers just don't support these claims: Policing is safer than ever--and it's safer than a lot of common jobs by comparison. Daniel Bier has the analysis. Plus, Iain Murray and Wendy McElroy look at how the Feds are recruiting more and more Americans to do their policework for them.
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