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The Story of Ancient Rock Art Revealed In Plasma Discharges

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Electric Universe cosmology is capable of explaining why the same odd figures appear in ancient rock art around the world by different civilizations that had no contact with each other.  This mystery still stumps archaeologists today.  Only by integrating electric universe cosmology does the answer become apparent. Listen to Dave Talbot explain why the evidence suggests –…

The State Is A Tragedy Of The Commons

This article I wrote originally appeared on Zero Hedge back in February of 2011, and I recently re-posted it to PolicyMic.  It’s worth re-posting here too. —- Some of you may already be familiar with the economic law called “the tragedy of the commons,” but for those of you who are not, I shall explain it.  The tragedy of…

The Tale of My Father’s Escape From Communist Hungary

My father was 6 years old when the Russian tanks rolled into his village.  The year was 1956, and the Hungarian Revolution was underway.  The Hungarian Revolution or Uprising of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People’s Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956. The revolt began as a student…

Libertarianism, Disagreeing With The Mainstream and Self-Worth

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Recently I authored a piece on the Higgs Boson discovery, in which I pointed out that the physicists in question haven’t proven anything yet.   I compared the standard model of physics to a religious doctrine and its adherents to crazed zealots.  This earned me a prime-time spot on the Reddit drama discussion board, which…

New Hampshire Adopts Jury Nullification Law!

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For those of you who don’t know much about jury nullification, basically it’s when the jury finds a defendant innocent because of their dislike of the law. For example, a jury might refuse to convict a non-violent drug offender because they disagree with the fundamental premise of drug laws themselves. Throughout the United States, judges have…

The Robot Unemployment Myth

The financial blog Zero Hedge recently ran a piece on robotic automation that seemed rather out of place among their typically pro-free market articles.  The article essentially concludes that: “…global structural unemployment…will only get worse as increasing automation leaves more and more millions collecting their 99 weeks of extended unemployment benefits.” The article cites Hugo Scott-Gall…

The Teachings of Eckhart Tolle

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The teachings encompass: The meaning and nature of consciousness. Finding your life’s purpose. Finding and maintaining happiness. Dealing with pain, suffering, and loss. The nature of Dao (the way) and its power. and many more. For those of you who are unfamiliar with his work, his teachings are an eclectic mix of Christianity, Buddhism, philosophy…

Reason Magazine: We Need To Print More Money

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I always though Reason Magazine was decent enough on economic issues until I read this latest article by Steve Chapman, which attempts to make the case for more money printing by the Fed. Steve Chapman writes for Reason: By now, it should be obvious that the problem is not that the Fed has injected too much money into…