Is It Better to Read Books You Disagree With?

In the last two weeks I’ve been reading Friedrich Hayek’s, The Road to Serfdom.  Hayek argues in this book that any form of collectivism (whether left or right) inevitably leads to a totalitarian state.  My views are mostly libertarian, so I agree with almost all of the arguments Hayek presented. Reading through the book, however, […]

Social Independence

Two weeks ago I wrote about the value of independence. The article was a bit longer than my normal writing, but I felt the topic deserved the extra length. A number of readers here must have agreed with me, because it was one of the most commented on articles in the last few months. In […]