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Tag: Social Contract Theory
  • The Robinson Crusoe Fallacy

    I’m sure you’ve all heard it — the idea that man automatically gives up his rights by choosing to live with other men. That if we really wanted to be “left alone,” we should go “live on a desert island by ourselves.” Though most of us are tempted to simply shrug our shoulders and say, “You …

  • Withdraw Consent!

    A mere twenty-one percent of Americans believe that the US government has the consent of the governed. Twenty-one percent. One out of five Americans believe that the government has legitimacy. Absorb that for a moment. The oversized federal government has finally met its day of reckoning. Simply put, it’s too big. But not too big …