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    Yesterday, 07:51 PM
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    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    Faculty Panel: Policy and History https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvbURJQTAVk
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    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    Ten Things You Should Know About Socialism | Thomas J. DiLorenzo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4sxgb0o1mE
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    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    International Business Cycles | Lucas M. Engelhardt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMeyOmTUNgY
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    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    The Market for Security | Robert P. Murphy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve8uuRWOZ_4
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    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
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    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    The Economics of Data Privacy | Peter G. Klein https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmIAMwYSzw4
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    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
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    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
    Hey! Thats my new Gamer Handle! FreedomHeretic! :D
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    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
    The Progressive Era and the Rise of Crony Capitalism | Patrick Newman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uV9KY5-kJ0
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    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:28 PM
    Yup. Govt prevents Free Market from correcting the issues caused by Govt interference, which limits competition, and causes a Downward Spiral. In a Free Market, the employees would have enough competition they could quit and work elsewhere. As it stands, Govt has actually caused interference with people quitting by having fewer and fewer choices until the only choice the employees have is to either work for the Big Business, or be jobless, both of which are subsidized by Govt. Basically, lets say 1000 people, and 10 of those people own businesses. If one doesnt pay, there are still 9 others to choose from. With Govt interference by requiring a License to compete, 2 people own business and employ the other 998 businesses. If the other business doesnt hire the person, the person that wants to quit is screwed by lack of choice. Much like Disney swallows up everything.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:17 PM
    Exactly. I think Legal Immunity comes from Group Affiliation. "Its a business" to stalk people and sell data to people who use that data as an Excuse (as you said) to charge them more without providing anything more in exchange. "We're a business" is the excuse for charging more and not paying their employees more. "We're a business" is the same excuse why they exploit govt to prohibit competition by requiring licenses for more and more areas of work. The idea of a Corporation is a Legalized Fiction that allows for Individual Profits without Individual Responsibility. USA, Inc.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:04 PM
    Again, its not just about InfoWars, it IS about Free Speech and Free Press for ALL people in general. That is what their Narrative is really designed to shut down. InfoWars is a Scapegoat.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:01 PM
    Again, fully agree. Playfully flipping the argument... What some people want. Sure, you can go to war, and we will even give you a gun and tanks and bombs, but youre not allowed to kill anyone! I dont think that would pan out as well as some people would hope.
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    Yesterday, 04:57 PM
    On occasion, there are legit reasons in specific situations. If you work at a job that requires use of a Face Mask (like Painting), it may be a functional necessity to be relatively clean shaven in order for the mask to work properly. Flipping the coin, it can also be considered Conformity of Appearance, which removes Individuality. They dont want Individuals in the military, they want cookie cutter assigned identities, and removing facial hair uniqueness is a physical manifestation of psychological individuality. Same exact reason in the Prussian Education Model that students are expected to wear School Uniforms.
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    Yesterday, 04:50 PM
    I actually agree with you on all points. Murder being legal, we need look no further than US Military or Cops. Also, Self Defense. Just to validate both sides of the point.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:36 PM
    Well, a Civil Liberty would say that when I am in your house and it is your property, I have a Liberty to use the bathroom, but do NOT have a Right to smoke in your house. I would have a Right to smoke in my own house, but not yours, as it would be your permission (Civil Liberty) to grant in that specific situation. What neither one of us would have a Right to do is to decree that the other may not smoke, ever. Recognizing the difference between a Right and a Civil Liberty (Permission) is a very important concept to understand. Trouble with this understanding is that for most people, the Definition between Rights and Permissions has been heavily confused. Whether that Confusion is intentional or not, the consequences are the same. Rights end where the Equal Rights of others begin. So yes, a person you once invited into your house has Rights, but by coming into your house, where you are Sovereign, King, and there is NO higher authority, they choose to temporarily give up their own Rights and abide by your rules. Outside your house, you would have zero authority over what they do. You could say that based on their behavior outside your house that you will no longer allow them to come inside your house, but, being Sovereign over your own property, you do NOT need ANY reason to say "no, you may not come in". A "Civil Liberty" would be nothing more than a Permission you chose to grant, and have valid authority to revoke that Permission at any time. Can I have one of your beers? That is your Permission to grant, but most importantly, I should not think for a second that I have any authority to take your beer without your permission. Ron explained a form of this as Entitlement. Immigration I do not believe is a Right, but a Permission to be granted by the We the People, and we can pick and choose, and even cherry pick who we will allow to come into the country for what ever reason, if any, that we want. Also, this isnt directed specifically at you, just an in general reply.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:19 PM
    Making anything illegal only creates a Black Market for it. If you want any sort of control over it, it needs to be legalized. Trouble with this concept is that it isnt Mexico that is consuming all the drugs, its the US.
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    Yesterday, 04:18 PM
    Since Privacy is gone, if you buy Plus Sized Jeans, expect your Health Insurance Rates to go up. The poor and unhealthy pay even more than the rich.
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    Yesterday, 04:16 PM
    I guess Minimum Wage is too expensive for the company to afford and still make a profit? Oh well, it seems to solve the problem of Livable Wage by rejecting all humans and also takes care of the problem of companies that exploit people with Minimum Wage being subsidized by govt thru Welfare... --- War on Cash. Debit Cards are as dangerous to Privacy as Cell Phones and Google and the NSA.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:13 PM
    Then the People have Rights, both at an individual level, and at a national level? Would that also mean (and yes, stretching here a bit) to collectively say "we dont want every immigrant that wants to come here"? Would the People have the Right to do such a thing? Again, extending, if one of the foundations of Rights is "I own myself", as a collective (and yes, being careful with that), would "The People" technically own the country? And same as Private Property Rights where if you own your Property like your house, you have a Right to say you may / may not smoke in my house, and that is MY Permission to grant. A homeowner would also a Right to say you may / may not enter my house. Abstracting to larger scale and extension, collectively you may / may not enter our Country? Abstract to small scale, I think what has happened is a homeowner allowed a person to come into their house, and the invited person is now inviting other people to come into the homeowners house, even though they do not have the Right to do so. I believe that concept is why there is a major difference between Constitutional Rights and Civil Liberties, where the Rights protect the Individual and Civil Liberties protect the community as a whole. Feel free to challenge the idea, but is that thinking rational?
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:04 PM
    Lets play with an idea here... The idea is how to shut down InfoWars instead of how to keep them going, or if InfoWars is protected by First Amendment. And, lets do it legally. Easy concept that respects Freedom of Press, called Free Market. So, if we wanted InfoWars shut down, then people would not watch, and companies would not associate with InfoWars by advertising products. First, InfoWars would adjust their prices for Law of Economics, for Supply & Demand. If that did not work, then InfoWars would go out of business because no one listened and no one bought advertising or sold products or provide services. Free Market and Free Press both work as neither Right is even remotely infringed. The reason that Free Market has not worked in shutting down InfoWars is exactly because of Free Market, protected by Free Press. InfoWars has a Demand for people to get information that does not fit the MSM's Official Narrative about more war and bigger govt and terrorists and socialism / communism. InfoWars offers their own flavor with the exact opposite, that bigger govt is not the solution, socialism / communism does not work, more war hurts everyone, and individuals and small groups in high positions of power really are out to cause harm to people in various forms. Both Alex and MSM offer different flavors of Sensationalism. That Sensationalism is a drug that can get people addicted as it plays on Emotions. Trouble is, people stop watching for the Truth, but rather how much information is Sensationalized in the way it is presented.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:53 PM
    Hmm... If people are not given Rights from Govt, but rather their Creator, and Govts are created by people, would that make the People the Creator of Govts, and, in turn, again since Rights are granted by their Creator and People created Govt, can the People grant very specific Rights (really Privileges) to the Govts they create? I am sort of testing the concept of Abstraction at both Macro and Micro scale, so I need to hear both sides to the argument... The idea is that things which work at the small scale also work on large and very large scale, abstracting back and forth between very small and very large, so I am curious.
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  • DamianTV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:43 PM
    Information is the new Gold. Those who have the most information will have the most power over people.
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    Yesterday, 02:14 PM
    "Nearly impossible." Yeah, it's probably nearly impossible to split the atom, fly to the moon, or run a sub 4 minute mile.
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    Yesterday, 02:06 PM
    Most of France's water supply is privatized.
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    Yesterday, 01:37 PM
    The examples are historical and present day. If you have never heard of electric utility deregulation, then you must be from the past. You did not even bother to read the article. Neg rep for game playing, fake "supporting member."
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