Author Archives: James Quillian
Second Amendment Support is Mostly Virtue Signalling
Please understand, I am just fine with open carry and everything else the gun lobby promotes. For the individual members, this is all virtue signalling and will do very little in the way of making the country more peaceful. Lets … Continue reading
The Healthcare Paradox
Here is the paradox. It is working out this way just as it should given natural law and self interest. The more health insurance there is in force, the less healthcare doctors will provide. Patients everywhere are discovering that doctors … Continue reading
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A bigger Threat Than ISIS
Are we at war with ISIS? For sure ISIS is at war with us. Unfortunately we don’t get to choose how the enemy fights. We use bombs and drones against them and they use terrorism against us. For mid east … Continue reading
How Smart is Your Doctor?
I caught myself wondering today, if medical doctors are really as smart as believed to be, why is their wisdom never shared with their patients? Perhaps they are not very smart at all. The odds of getting a correct diagnosis … Continue reading
Trump and Climate Change
Donald Trump, totally by accident, did the right thing. Where do things like climate change treaties come from? Are governments around the world working tirelessly to do what is best for humanity? We would all like to think governments act … Continue reading
The Paradox of Stupidity
So, what paradox must we attach to stupidity? Stupidity is the cause of most suffering in the world. That is not not hard to fathom. Stupidity is the main cause of happiness in the world also. For sure stupidity is … Continue reading
Why Stupidity Matters
Indulging in stupidity is a great coping mechanism. The universe is harsh. Pretending that the universe is a more friendly place than it is certainly makes the stay here on earth more pleasant. Indulging in stupidity is kind of like … Continue reading
The World’s Biggest Waste of Time
Conservatives and liberals tirelessly debate philosophy. Both sides imagine themselves and their political ideas as being important with respect to what is decided in the political arena. Political power determines government policy. Those with political power have complete control over … Continue reading
Fight or do What’s Right?
The relevant question is this? I the U.S. presence in the Mid-East moral? As long as we are engaged in a war when we shouldn’t be, the costs will be greater than the benefits. That is based on a principle … Continue reading