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Default Thumbnail McKeever’s Minimal Maxims and Bon Arrows, Volume 2, Issue 6

Causes, patterns and the determined depend not, for their existences, upon your perception or prediction... 

Reason

alt text Love my substratum: A philosophical note on Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”

In the history of philosophy, there are at least two famous instances of positing the existence of an... 

Self

alt text The Coronavirus’ Dark-siders, Straddlers, and Light-siders: The Ethics of Good Public Policy

As the spread of the latest Coronavirus (SARS coronavirus 2, or “SARS-CoV-2”) continues,... 

Consent

alt text Government decision making: Why political philosophy is the last consideration

Some friends of mine were chatting via email about a high profile Objectivist, and a semi-well known... 

Capitalism

alt text “Price Gouging” vs. Hoarding: Why Premier Doug Ford Owes Pusateri’s An Apology

Pusateri’s is a Toronto retailer that is being attacked on social media for reportedly charging... 

The 5 Most Recent

The Monty Hall Problem: It’s a Piece of Cake

In chapter 1 of Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker’s new book, Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters,... 

October 31, 2021 | Read the story »

THE “RIGHTS ARGUMENT”: A SELF-DESTRUCTIVE PERVERSION OF RIGHTS

I recently penned a Freedom Party of Ontario position paper that called for government to ban store owners and others from denying... 

September 9, 2021 | Read the story »

Government decision making: Why political philosophy is the last consideration

Some friends of mine were chatting via email about a high profile Objectivist, and a semi-well known libertarian (of the expressly... 

March 29, 2021 | Read the story »

Why face masks might not be mandatory in Durham Region after all

You may have seen in the news that it will be mandatory to wear a mask in commercial establishments in the Durham Region starting at... 

July 8, 2020 | Read the story »

Is Your Government Playing Games with CoronaVirus and Covid-19 Names?

In times of great fear and anxiety, uncertainty and confusion does not help. It is particularly unhelpful when the confusion is deliberate.... 

March 31, 2020 | Read the story »