Steven Pinker's article below continues the theme of his earlier fact-laden book, "The Better Angels of Our Nature," which detailed the tremendous progress around the world due to the Enlightenment, as measured by key indices.
That's the title of my talk at this year's Freedom Summit in Phoenix. It's February 3 - 4 at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
There's something about being young, especially if you can feel young and righteous at the same time. The combination is potent and intoxicating. It's a shame more people haven't experienced it.
In 2010, dozens of libertarians, voluntaryists, and anarchists attending the Porcupine Freedom Festival put their signatures on the original Shire Society Declaration. The Declaration, since signed thousands of times online and in real life by people
Thank God for experience. Last week we had another of our meetings at Jay's bar, and it almost turned into a disaster. Only long experience saved it.