Ideologues and Intellectuals are True Believers

Oddly enough, a few days ago, Vox posted an article revealing that a large amount of millennials say they have no friends. Unfortunately, the millennials are a very damaged generation and are prime recruits for the Left as revealed in Eric Hoffer’s book The True Believer. The below video is a review of Eric Hoffer’s…

Western Civility Not Left-Wing Savagery

The Left’s origins were a reaction to the Enlightenment, in which the fountainhead of their movement is Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The Left is fundamentally opposed to rationality as evidenced by their hostility to science, technology and, civilization. Instead they teach that primitive cultures (i.e. the barbaric or savage) are the ideal human condition. Regardless if it…

“The New Green Serfdom”

An excellent, hard-hitting commentary authored by Matthew Harwood who is managing editor at the ACLU published in reason. In it he discusses the Fascist underpinnings of the Green New Deal. At one point President Franklin Delano Roosevelt admired Benito Mussolini and even adopted his economic program for the President’s New Deal. The result was a…

Thomas Sowell on the Vulgar Pride of Intellectuals

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Dr. Thomas Sowell published a book entitled Intellectuals and Society. In his book, Sowell examines a group of people who influence public policy, debates and other institutions. The talk Dr. Sowell gives in this video goes into elements of his book. It includes discussion of some of the personalities profiled in…

“The Road to Serfdom” 75th Anniversary

75 years ago this month, Fredrick Hayek, the Austrian Economist recruited by the London School of Economics, published his manifesto for a free and liberal society: The Road to Serfdom. The book – or some might say the clarion call to the perils of socialism – was written in the evenings between 1940 and 1943,…