Abortion and Welfare

The critical value for a woman’s legal right (I do not say moral) to an abortion is the right to be left alone. She demands privacy about who she attaches herself to and the right to relinquish relations when she wants. The argument that she is merely messing with her own body is nonsense and …

Can we do better than deep reality?

What deep reality “did” was to place the cure for ignorance and incompetence naturally in relation with those illnesses. What are the means? Inconvenience, discomfort, suffering, death. But you who claim to do better, you who proclaim that you will shelter the masses. “The masses cannot choose their doctors, teachers and cooks. We must license …

The analogy between state welfare and religion

The state-religionist who asserts the right of the state to aggress against the liberty of its citizens for their eternal welfare is only different in conception of welfare from the state-welfarist. The latter asserts the right of the state to aggress against the liberty of its citizens for their earthly welfare. According to Socrates one …