“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” —Galileo Galilei
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. For the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” —Joshua 1:9
“Honesty is not a social duty, not a sacrifice for the sake of others, but the most profoundly selfish virtue man can practice: His refusal to sacrifice the reality of his own existence to the deluded consciousness of others.” —Ayn Rand (via anarchei)
the 6 kinds of communists
- hey my family is really wealthy and i feel super guilty so plz forgive me revolutionaries
- i want free shit
- hey man i work in manual labor this shit sucks
- dude i just read marx/deleuze/foucault it all makes sense man
- im a brogressive trying to get dat a$$
- my feelings tell me it’s right
And your strawmen are WAY more clever than theirs.
“The greatest men are the most alone.” —Charles Bukowski
“A repentant sinner is more pleasing to the Lord than an unrepentant righteous man.” —St. Anatoly Zertsalov of Optina (via inconceivables)
“For many people who are caught out of place and time in our society, drink is not a slow form of suicide but a deterrent from it. Drink is the only music and dance they are allowed. The last cheap and available miracle.” —Charles Bukowski
You want the government involved in healthcare.
You don’t want the government to tell you what you can do with your body.
“To see what is in front of one’s nose requires a constant struggle.” —George Orwell
“Our very real medical crisis has been the product of massive government intervention, state and federal, throughout the century; in particular, an artificial boosting of demand coupled with an artificial restriction of supply. The result has been accelerating high prices and deterioration of patient care. And next, socialized medicine could easily bring us to the vaunted medical status of the Soviet Union: everyone has the right to free medical care, but there is, in effect, no medicine and no care.” —Murray Rothbard (via primal-libertarian)