The danger of being misled by misinformation is real. Unfortunately, the ones who do most of the misleading are the very people working overtime to "protect us" from misinformation. Glenn Greenwald reports on the real disinformation agents and provides a textbook example of how they're doing it.
Are states with greater freedom less safe? For that matter, are people flocking to Texas, Florida and Idaho so they can feel less safe? These are among the questions posed by Casey Carlisle who convincingly explains why if you want to be safe, then leave people alone.
Along those same lines, here's a great essay from Joakim Book on the virtues of leaving people alone. It's a great reminder that most of the things we get wound up over are things we choose to let upset us.
Hypothetically speaking, if you were ever to look around you and come to the conclusion that legitimate tyranny was at your doorstep, would you make the mistake of playing tyrant's game? Jeff Thompson warns that you can play a tyrant's game but you still lose.
Even if you're not a fan of Ayn Rand, her novel Atlas Shrugged foreshadowed some of the abusive policy-making that we're seeing today. For those who are serious about telling leviathan "no", Thomas Luongo says it's time for all good men to stop fearing John Galt.
Do you believe that most people tend to either live up or down to our expectations of them? Kent McManigal says it's essential that we let people make their own choices rather than try to micromanage them--for their own good. After all, it's the only way we can grow into functional members of society instead of remaining forever children.
Looking at the way various nations reacted to the Covid-19 pandemic, it's clear that not everyone went full authoritarian. Bryan Caplan says that by measuring overreaction, we can be grateful that not everyone went the way of Australia.
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