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  1. The Fundamental Principles of Liberty

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    Updated 06-10-2014 at 07:09 AM by osan

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  2. 17 Worthwhile Quotes of G.K. Chesterton

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    17 Worthwhile Quotes of G.K. Chesterton



    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 14 June 1936) was a British writer, critic and author of verse, essays, novels, and short stories.

    1. "Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance." The Speaker (15 December 1900)

    2. "The
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  3. And The Next Big Thing Is... Degrowth?

    The Grand Narrative of the past few centuries goes something like this: from religious authority to secular authority, from agriculture to industrial, from rural to urban, from local to global, from periphery to center, from decentralized to centralized, from low-density energy to high-density energy (from wood to coal to oil/natural gas), from industrial to communication technology, from gold to fiat currencies, from linear to non-linear (complex/fractal), from local scarcity and high cost to global ...
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  4. On the Importance of Theory

    Thinking aloud, so to speak...

    There is a mindset prevalent among the politically interested that seem to segregate 'theory' from 'reality', as if to suggest these things are mutually exclusive, and that a focus on the former produces, or otherwise indicates, an aversion to the latter. Thus, this mindset tends to celebrate a regard for the latter while rejecting the significance of the former. I submit that this is an erroneous, and perhaps even a destructive mindset.

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  5. My fellow Texans, can you guys put me onto some arms I should consider buying?

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    Lol at all the options Gunny listed. I'm interested in weapons primarily in case of a foreign invasion, defending property (home/land/etc), marksmanship, and maybe for a collector's item as well.
    Well, there are some cross-purposes here where different weapons are better suited to different ends. One of the reasons the AR-15 is so popular is that it does everything well, but nothing spectacular. If you are looking for one weapon to do ALL of that, you are probably looking at an
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