Guide

Introduction

Hello World

My Politics

Authors Who Have Greatly Influenced Me

Hello World! (Part II)

Philosophy

Assumptions Are Everything

The First Assumption:  Success is Good

The Success Equation

You Get What You Reward!

And you get what you punish less!

More on Rewarding Bad Choices – And it isn’t just politics.

A Litmus Test for Your Principles

What is the purpose of government?

Why People Should Make Their Own Decisions

The Role of Government

Helping People Who Cannot Help Themselves: What is Government’s Role?

Misrepresenting Ayn Rand

Life

Goals, Chinese, and Me

The Wisdom of the Sims – How the Concept of Rotations Has Enriched My Life

Books That Have Changed Me

Problems, Concerns, and Annoyances – Keeping Your Perspective

The Muppets’ Frog Prince – A Forgotten Treasure

Memorable Movies

The Most Memorable Movies of All Times – Part 1

The Most Memorable Movies of All Time – Part 2: the 30s and 40s

The Most Memorable Movies of All Time – Part 3: the 50s and 60s

The Most Memorable Movies of All Time – Part 4: the 70s and 80s

The Most Memorable Movies of All Time – Part 5:  the 90s and 00s

The Most Memorable Movies of All Time – Part 6: The Greatest Movie of All Time

Politics

Basic Economics

Basic Economics – Part 1 – Different Economic Systems

Basic Economics, Part 2 – Maximizing Total Wealth

Basic Economics, Part 3 – Voluntary vs. Non-Voluntary Transactions

Basic Economics – Part 4 – Creating Wealth

Basic Economics Part 5 – The Problems with Voluntary Transactions

Basic Economics Part 6 – Capitalism vs. Socialism

Basic Economics Part 7 – Why do so many people prefer socialism?

Global Warming

Global Warming: A Step by Step Look At the Key Arguments – Part 1

Global Warming: A Step by Step Look At the Key Arguments – Part 2: Are global temperatures rising?

Global Warming: A Step by Step Look At the Key Arguments – Part 3: Do carbon emissions from humans cause global temperatures to rise?

Global Warming: A Step by Step Look At the Key Arguments – Part 4: Will global warming will cause catastrophic environmental consequences?

Global Warming: A Step by Step Look At the Key Arguments – Part 5: Is it the proper role of the United States government to enact regulations on private companies and individuals to protect the environment?

Global Warming: A Step by Step Look At the Key Arguments – Part 6: Can the actions of the United States government effectively prevent these consequences?

Global Warming: A Step by Step Look At the Key Arguments – Part 7: Is the evidence supporting global warming so overwhelming that we should no longer debate or delay?

Top 10 Bad Assumptions

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 1 – If we disagree, you are either mean or stupid.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 2 – The intended effect is the only effect.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 3 – America should not favor Americans.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 4 – Government helps people. Business exploits people.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 5 – The way to peace is to be so nice that nobody will want to attack us.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 6 – Every problem has a good solution.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 7 – Judge a policy based on its benefits.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 8 –The enemy of your enemy is your friend.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 9 – People making more cause other people to make less.

Top Ten Bad Assumptions: 10 – Welfare is charity.

The 2016 Presidential Election

Hillary Clinton: White House or Jail House?

Way to Go Carly

Carly Fiorina’s Business Record: Triumph or Disaster

The Good and Bad of Donald Trump

Election 2016 – Halftime Notes on the Republicans

Hillary at Halftime

Other Issues

The “Right” to Healthcare

Tolerance and Hypocrisy – The Brendan Eich Story

Indiana and Shades of Gray

“President Obama is too Intelligent for Republicans to Understand”: Revisiting Bad Assumption 1

The Assumptions Underlying the Syrian Refugee Debate

The Transgender Bathroom Debate: A Conflict of Rights

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