Gerald Gaus died in August. We never got him on @FreeThoughtsPod@twitter.com, which is unfortunate because his ideas are important & fascinating. So this week we spoke with two of his students, @email@example.com and @CVanSchoelandt@twitter.com, about his contributions to liberal thought. https://www.libertarianism.org/podcasts/free-thoughts/philosophy-gerald-gaus
Much of my research lately has been focused on the ways Buddhist philosophy supports political and economic liberty. I'm finding so much interesting stuff that I started a newsletter and a new Twitter account (@MarketBuddhist@twitter.com) you should check out. https://freemarketbuddhist.substack.com/
The War on Drugs is responsible for, or has contributed to, a tremendous amount of the evil our government inflicts upon us. https://www.cato.org/blog/breonna-taylor-another-victim-racist-war-drugs
If you need your Marvel fix, just go back and rewatch all the old films. They're all basically the same anyway. https://www.ign.com/articles/disney-postpones-black-widow-shang-chi-eternals-and-many-more-films
I published a new essay at @firstname.lastname@example.org today discussing worries about consumerism in market economies and how those worries apply just as much to politics, where consumerism is both more powerful and more dangerous. https://www.libertarianism.org/articles/think-capitalist-consumerism-bad-wait-until-you-see-political-consumerism
This short essay by @TCBurrus@twitter.com about the Supreme Court is worth your time. https://www.cato.org/blog/quench-fire-partisan-judicial-politics
Over at the Free Market Buddhist, I've got a new essay critiquing the case against market consumerism, exploring the dangers of political consumerism, and showing how market innovation enables the cultivation of Buddhist values and practices. https://freemarketbuddhist.substack.com/p/should-buddhists-worry-about-consumerism
Looks like the perfect opportunity for @Arr@twitter.com and @email@example.com to bring back their #ExilePitbull campaign. https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/17/21443768/nasa-iss-international-space-station-reality-tv-space-hero-axiom
Real missed opportunity that the wake phrase isn't "motherfucker!" https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/16/21440126/amazon-samuel-l-jackson-alexa-wake-word-phrases-swear-words
Today @firstname.lastname@example.org published an important new essay by @AndrewRCraig@twitter.com about an issue the libertarian movement needs to spend more time grappling with. https://www.libertarianism.org/articles/rejecting-equality-means-rejecting-libertarianism
This week marks the 25th anniversary of the release of #Hackers, the greatest movie of the 1990s. To celebrate, listen to @email@example.com, @firstname.lastname@example.org, @Nat_Dowzicky@twitter.com, @LandryEAyres@twitter.com, and me talk about it on the @PopnLockePod@twitter.com podcast. https://www.libertarianism.org/podcasts/pop-locke/hackers
Cato Institute moral and political philosophy scholar. Libertarianism.org director and editor. Husband. Dad. Aristotelian. Buddhist.
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