Category: SmallTexts

Gave Up

“I Gave Up a Little Liberty” I gave up a little liberty for security because I wasn’t as prudent as my ancestors. I couldn’t be trusted to plan for my retirement, so I let them withhold money from my paycheck for social security. When I found out there wasn’t a trust fund and that I…

Capitalism

Capitalism versus socialism Is Socialism really “good in theory but bad in practice” ? Is capitalism a bad system ? First let’s define the terms. “Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property rights, in which all property is privately owned”. Socialism is the economical consequence, and a subset,…

No Rights

The bill of no-rights We, the sensible of the United States, in an attempt to help everyone get along, restore some semblance of justice, avoid any more riots, keep our nation safe, promote positive behavior and secure the blessings of debt-free liberty to ourselves and our great-great-great grandchildren, hereby try one more time to ordain…

Abortion

The “abortion problem” and children There is a problem area in terms of rights. This problem area is composed of the first stages of maturation of the indivudual, namely the foetal stage and the childhood stage. Two main issues are related to them – abortion and children rights. But since abortion is simply an inquiry…

Pro-Life

Pro-life is anti-freedom Abortion is one of the big controversial issues in politics today – the main reason seems to be because of the Religious Right. According to the christian position, women should not have control of their bodies enough to be able to remove a foetus from it. And yet this is an absurd…

PCprimer

PC Primer Q: WHAT IS P.C.? PC stands for Politically Correct. We of the Politically Correct philosophy believe in increasing a tolerance for a DIVERSITY of cultures, races, genders, ideology and alternate lifestyles. Political Correctness is the only social and morally acceptable outlook. Anyone who disagrees with this philosophy is bigoted, biased, sexist, and/or closed-minded.…

Pledge

The Objectivist pledge of allegiance I robotically mouth the words to a loyalty oath I was forced to memorize during government-sponsored childhood indoctrination out of fear of being ostracized to a multi-colored cloth representing a conglomeration of territories acquired through warfare and genocide and to the corporate plutocracy for which it stands, one arbitrarily bordered…