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  • Re: The epistemological status of Praxeology.

    Yes, the analogy is a bit badly chosen. And proofs for the existance of God are usually far more elaborate. Sometimes they are kind of a tautological or axiomatic nature and use introspection. Human action could be disputed by claiming that humans are just automatons that act upon stimuli, which can...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by Torsten on Wed, Jun 27 2012
  • Is the human fetus a parasite according to science?

    this is what i saw on yahoo: THIS IS SCIENCE: FETUS IS NOT A BABY (GOOGLE THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CHART), but a parasite because the classification of the biological relationship that is based on the behavior one organism (fetus) and how it relates to the woman's body: as a zygote, it invaded the woman's...
    Posted to General (Forum) by gale routh on Sat, Feb 4 2012
  • Libertarianism, Theology, and Religion

    Personally, I'm not a libertarian in the non-aggression sense (in principle my views could vary from "laissez-faire statism" [a more essential definition of ancap IMO] to totalitarianism depending on the exigencies of history), but I'm a Catholic and I would say that I believe that...
    Posted to General (Forum) by fakename on Tue, Dec 6 2011
  • Re: Were any of the authors featured at the Misis Institute Christians?

    @ MaikU " After all... where can you put "god" when you talk about economics???" I could answer that but I think you meant it rhetorically. Please people spare me the rhetoric I asked a simple and precise question.
    Posted to Newbies (Forum) by Jason M. Christos on Tue, Nov 16 2010
  • Robert P. Murphy's main problem

    I was listening to introduction to anarchy by Murphy which is an hour long podcast. I thought that it was okay but he relies to much upon god. I'm an atheist so all arguments that use god i automatically dismiss. I'm not trying to be anti-religious but im just not convinced by religious arguments...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Anarch on Fri, May 14 2010
  • Re: can I be a libertarian and a cultural liberal?

    On the religion issue i'm not sure anymore whether religion is immoral or not. My views have changed alot over the years on it. When i was younger i was a christian then became atheist then indifferent atheist then discovered objectivism and became a militant atheist and now after discovering rothbard...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by AnonLLF on Sat, Nov 14 2009
  • Can god have ordinal preferences?

    Let us investigate a claim on God and ordinal preferences. A thought experiment Preferences are ordinal, we rank them in terms of greatest benefit or least cost. We cannot claim that we love oranges 2.3 times more than apples, since the claim is without merit. It may be true that a utility function and...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Jeremiah Dyke on Thu, Aug 6 2009
  • A dilemma for Christian anarchists

    I'm a Christian and currently a minarchist, but I suspect I may be an anarchist soon once I continue to follow my beliefs to their logical conclusion. I believe taxation by the state is theft because those who pay have not given their consent and have no choice whether or not to pay. However, I came...
    Posted to History (Forum) by jdcoffey on Thu, Apr 30 2009
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