30: Why Celebrate Things We Don’t Really Believe

30: Why Celebrate Things We Don’t Really Believe

From holidays to patriotic rituals, there are many things we celebrate throughout the course of the year. Lots of people are willing to join the celebration but how many genuinely believe in what they’re celebrating? Should it matter if our observance takes place from a position of substance and comprehension or are we fine just going through the motions? 
September 18, 2017
29: Commander Dale Brown on Privatizing Protection of People & Property

29: Commander Dale Brown on Privatizing Protection of People & Property

How differently might police protect and serve the public if their departments were subject to the same market forces and customer choice as the private sector? Commander Dale Brown of the Detroit-based Threat Management Center has some answers that will likely surprise you. He spells out what the past couple of decades have revealed in places where private security provides protection. When protectors of people and property are accountable to their customers, the quality of service goes up and the propensity for violence goes down.
September 15, 2017
28: Jacob Hornberger on What We Can Learn From the White Rose

28: Jacob Hornberger on What We Can Learn From the White Rose

If you aren’t familiar with the story of the White Rose, here’s your chance to learn what real courage looks like.  Jacob Hornberger, president of the Future of Freedom Foundation joins us to discuss the fate of a handful of courageous young Germans who bravely spoke out against their own government during WWII. If you consider yourself a defender of freedom, this story is one that should inspire and strengthen your resolve to be that person whose deepest principles can be counted on in all situations.
September 13, 2017
27: The Need for Autodidacts in a Free and Prosperous Society

27: The Need for Autodidacts in a Free and Prosperous Society

What trait do many of the most influential people throughout history share? They were autodidacts or life-long learners. Free and prosperous societies are made up of individuals whose love of learning didn’t stop in the formal classroom setting. In this episode, we also discuss how the barriers that once kept people from knowledge have been disappearing. For those who wish to become the best version of themselves through a lifetime of learning, time is the only obstacle remaining. 
September 11, 2017
26: Richard Ebeling on the Moral Foundations for the Free Market

26: Richard Ebeling on the Moral Foundations for the Free Market

The free market is not widely understood by much of the public. This is painfully apparent when encountering discussions involving economics. Dr. Richard Ebeling joins us to discuss what the free market is and what it isn’t. He also makes the case for the moral foundation of individual freedom and choice that underlies free market economics. If you’re a defender of the free market, here’s your chance to stock up on philosophical ammunition.
September 8, 2017
25: Angelo Codevilla on what happened to the American Republic

25: Angelo Codevilla on what happened to the American Republic

Would America’s founding generation still recognize the republic they gave us? Most of us sense that some serious changes have taken place over the past 230 years. Quantifying those changes is a challenge unless you know your American history. Professor Angelo Codevilla spells out some of the most significant changes and whether we’re reaching a point of no return. He also offers timely advice on what we can do as individuals to maintain the best aspects of the republic. 
September 6, 2017
24: What should we think of conspiracies?

24: What should we think of conspiracies?

When it comes to explaining the world around us, there always seems to be a good conspiracy theory. What are we to make of them? From the 9/11 attacks to Edward Snowden’s pulling back the curtain on the NSA, we want to know who is making the decisions and pulling the strings out of the public’s view. Of course, there’s also a downside to conspiracies that endlessly lead us down the rabbit hole while keeping us from more productive pursuits. Grab your tin foil hat and get ready to examine how we ought to approach conspiracies.
September 4, 2017
23: Steve Shillingford on Protecting Privacy With SUDO

23: Steve Shillingford on Protecting Privacy With SUDO

We all appreciate how technology makes our lives more convenient. Sometimes we forget that some technological advances come with certain costs. Nowhere is that more apparent than what’s happening to our privacy. Thankfully, there are pioneers like Steve Shillingford who are helping those who value their privacy to protect it. In this episode, we talk with Steve about his SUDO app and how it empowers privacy-minded smart phone owners and computer users. 
August 28, 2017
22: Jeffrey Tucker on How To Dress Like a Man

22: Jeffrey Tucker on How To Dress Like a Man

If we wish to be taken seriously, the way we dress can either help us or hurt us. This observation is less tongue-in-cheek than it sounds. Our wardrobe can have real impact on the world around us, whether we know it or not. Our guest Jeffrey Tucker is best known as a tireless writer, speaker and advocate for liberty. In this episode he makes a compelling, yet fun, case for knowing what our clothes are saying about us. It’s not so much about dressing to impress others as it’s about recognizing the respect we demonstrate for ourselves and for society when […]
August 25, 2017
21: Learning From Your Opponent’s Playbook

21: Learning From Your Opponent’s Playbook

Every bit of information that is directed at us each day competes for our allegiance. We have to know what is worth embracing and what’s worth discarding. Few things will help a person take responsibility for his or her own worldview like knowing what we stand for. That’s why, if we’re serious about making a difference, it’s essential that we recognize the clever ways that opposing ideals are being presented to us. In today’s episode, we discuss the importance of learning from your opponent’s playbook to protect against being misled and to sharpen our own skills of persuasion.
August 23, 2017