Ep. 7 Support the Troops? Oppose the Wars

Jonathan, Merrick, and Manny take on the idea that the soldiers are only fighting for our “freedoms”. We take a critical look at that claim and determine that there is more to the politics of war than meets the eye.

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SHOW NOTES:

20th Century State sanctioned democide data: https://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/20TH.HTM

US War deaths data: http://www.militaryfactory.com/american_war_deaths.asp

The history of ISIS and their funding: http://thefreethoughtproject.com/putin-shares-intel-g20-exposing-isis-financed-40-countries/

Robert Higgs “Crisis and Leviathan”: http://store.mises.org/Crisis-and-Leviathan-P138.aspx

Murray Rothbard “Man, Economy, and State”: https://mises.org/library/man-economy-and-state-power-and-market

Military budget on advertising: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/01/war-and-peace-in-30-seconds-how-much-does-the-military-spend-on-ads/252222/

Patriot Act: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patriot_Act

National Defense Authorization Act: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Defense_Authorization_Act_for_Fiscal_Year_2012

Origination of Hamas and the PLO: http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2006/01/27/hamas-son-of-israel/

Hans Herman Hoppe “Democracy, the God that Failed”: https://mises.org/library/democracy-god-failed-1

Ep. 5 Philosophy you can believe in

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In this episode Merrick, Jonathan, and Nick discuss methodologies of philosophy including nihilism, stoicism, and obectivism. We also cover the Trivium method, and Nick showsus how deep down the rabbit hole he can go with no notes on his personal philosophy.

You can hear it at www.theseedsofliberty.com and www.dipsydiver.com We’re also on Stitcher radio here: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/radicalogic-podcast-2/radicalogic-podcast?refid=stpr

We talked about the School Sucks project: http://schoolsucksproject.com/ and Daryl Becker: http://voluntaryvisions.com/