Post Tagged with: "fear"

129: What About That Immigrant Caravan?

129: What About That Immigrant Caravan?

When the news first hit about a caravan of refugees making their way towards the U.S. border to seek asylum, it didn’t take long to become a political football. Are they simply “dreamers” looking for a better life far away from the crime and corruption of their homelands? Or are they an existential threat to America coming here to overthrow us by signing up for welfare benefits and by voting Democratic? Somewhere amidst all the anger, fear and virtue signaling, there must be a more dispassionate way to respond to the situation. In this episode we set out to find […]
December 19, 2018
50: The Racist Roots of Modern Laws

50: The Racist Roots of Modern Laws

Good laws serve a needed protective function of our natural rights. But what should we think of bad laws? Many of the laws on the books have been around long enough that we seldom question why they were put there in the first place. It’s astonishing how many of these laws, upon closer examination, are found to be rooted in thoroughly racist thinking and a desire to control what were considered “undesirable” people.  
November 23, 2017
38: What Do Our Status Symbols Say About Us?

38: What Do Our Status Symbols Say About Us?

Two of the most dominant forces in modern society are fear and status. Unfortunately, these forces can also be highly destructive, depending on how much we allow them to influence our decisions. If you’ve ever felt stressed out about “keeping up with the Joneses”, it may be time to examine what we regard as status symbols and whether they genuinely contribute to the kind of life we’d like to live.  
October 12, 2017
36: What Should Be Done Regarding Immigration?

36: What Should Be Done Regarding Immigration?

Few subjects spark the kind of emotional polarization that the topic of immigration does. Like most issues, once immigration became politicized, it became a power struggle. Communities across America are deeply divided over what should be done. In this episode, we examine the most common concerns, misconceptions and the underlying principles of limited government that pertain to immigration in America.  
October 5, 2017
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8: Lenore Skenazy On Free Range Parenting

Raising responsible, self-reliant, can-do kids isn’t easy. Especially when the perception of danger is everywhere. Lenore Skenazy made headlines a few years ago when she allowed her then 9 year old son to take the subway home from Bloomingdales department store, by himself. Of course, he made it home safely. However, when her story hit the media, she was labeled “America’s worst mom.” If you’ve ever been caught up in the kind of irrational fear that leads to hyper-vigilant “helicopter parenting”, Lenore has a message of hope that you need to hear.
July 24, 2017