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Liberalism

People talk about “liberalism” as if it’s just another word for capitalism, or libertarianism, or vague center-left-Democratic Clintonism. Liberalism is none of these things. Liberalism is a technology for preventing civil war. It was forged in the fires of Hell … Continue reading

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Nihilism and responsibility

Paraphrasing nihilism is what it takes to turn an ordinary person into a monster and responsibility is what it takes to turn an ordinary person into a hero This is why we shouldn’t fall victim to the the-end-is-nigh scaremongering of … Continue reading

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Remember, anthropogenic climate change is good news

Admittedly, it is hidden beneath a lot of really bad news, but still. Because anthropogenic (=caused by humans) climate change means that we can change it. And if we decide to do so, we can change it back. — Anthropogenic climate … Continue reading

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