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Education. Indoctrination. Whats the Difference?

Right Wing Child Indoctrination a video by Harmful Opinions has in my opinion a lot of appeal to emotions then arguments, like kids being used for an ad being cringe is emotional and not an argument. However I will make a few major points on it as below.

Taxation is theft. It seems the idea that when government takes money from its citizens is in a different category then a thief or mafia, however the deontological point of why these two are separated is something that I have not been able to find. I do find utilitarian arguments for it which seems to be sufficient for those who have no problem with paying their taxes.

First of all kids of today are much more critical of their parents then of previous generation especially with the internet that allows kids to view all kinds of stuff like cartoons and online games.

Placing books in schools is only indoctrination if they are only being taught just the Tuttle Twins and nothing else, hwich is not happeneing. What is happening is that the author is giving his books to be next to all the other books that kids are learning.

Teaching kids about libertarian values some of which are

  • Non initiation of force
  • freedom of association
  • freedom of speech
  • property rights

At the end of the video Harmful Opinions says something that I believe may have been going too far, parents are hoping that their kids would not be presented the counter view point.

At the end I’d like to say that Harmful Opinions made a few mistakes one of which is he called libertarian a right wing which I will let slide since many libertarians are also conservstive. the other mistake is that the main issue should have been around raising kids that are exposed to ideas as well as critical thinking being taught.

 

 

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Femin***s

Projection is perception. The title may make some mad.

Reading several blogposts by self-appointed saviours of other women I came accross a blog that started out good only to end in recomendations that would totally reverse the civilisation.

1. Innocent Until Proven Guilty

It’s not relevant outside of court of law.

People do things, and it is the community’s responsibility to hold members accountable for their actions and to protect themselves and their members from harm and to support those in need. That’s what a community is for.

Make them [accused] respond to accusations instead of making the victims hide in shame.

There is a fallacy that these self-appointed social justice warriors (or Social Justice Stormtroopers) have not looked into. They believe that rights come from the government, that rights are a privileges granted to you from above. This kind of reasoning leads to tyranny. Two things that the author clearly didn’t realise while writing, the writer talks about how innocnet until proven guilty is something that is only valid when inside the court and outside the court you can do the reverse, followed by demanding that the community enforce the punishment based on accusation. if the job of enforcing punishment goes to the community instead of a competent court you are asking for a mob-rule, call it whatever you want. The author’s reasoning is counter to the common understanding held by people and legal experts and that is that all our rights come from our humanity. According to the UN charter innocent until proven guilty is a human right.

3. No to Vigilante Justice

Again. We’re not talking about criminal cases here. We’re talking about social responsibility.

I don’t even want to go on what the social responsibility is, but a rape is a criminal case where the duty is to report it to the authorities and the duty of the people is to not jump to conclusions on the event but rather to provide her with any justified assistance to the victim, don’t let the case get contaminated by emotions of vindictivness. As a side there is a thing called the bond-vigilantes who are not wearing spandex doing their job.

5. Ruining a person’s life

Rape does ruin the life of a woman and we as society individuals need to have a debate about how best to provide the highest quality of couselling and legal service that will help the victims of rape get back on life and gwt the highest quality of justice. I can’t say much about rapists having an easy life and if the justice system is broken then as a society an individual we need to identify the specific areas and find a solution that is ethical and fix it as soon as possible.

6. People will just “cry rape” willy nilly

Under this heading the writer has made it clear that they are not interested in making a society a better place for all but rather because they are living in fear that everyone deserves to live in fear. This is mean-spirited and sadistic.

7. Right to privacy

Your privacy in society is a privilege, not a right. That privilege can be taken away when you violate others’ rights, like by raping someone or by posting pictures of underage girls as “fop” material on Reddit. It is, by the way, an inalienable right to not be raped. Each of us OWNS our body. It’s ours, and it can only be entered with given and maintained consent. Period.

Privacy according to the US constitution is argued to be not a right and Late Antonin Scalia explains. However an individual can lose their right if there is evidence that a person has commited a crime and then they do lose rights either as part of investigation to be done by competent people or as punishment.

There was one feeling that I consistently felt through out reading the literature of the Feminist-Marxists and it was hoe morally bankrupt their arguments are at the heart of it. Farxists are so wrong wrong in their reasoning that they don’t realise how far removed they have descended downwards from the moral high ground. The second thing I began to understand is how convoluted their understanding of the Law is. I will have to write more on this.

By the way just because someone is a victim of a crime does not make them an expert in the crime.

Korean Peninsula

You are only defeated if you accept defeat.

I have watched the N Korean put up with S Korea and America for decades. N Korean govt has done everything a mad dictators do their country, silencing critics, kill any and every traitor. Yet it has continued to survive for all this time and it has less to do with the support from China, which there is, but rather the America’s failed policy based on wishful thinking rather than actual ground realities when they intervened.

N Korea started as a child of the Soviets rather then Chinese. Chinese govt tried all it could to avoid war in its neighbour but their efforts failed because of American fear of socialism spreading. Yet socialism is bankrupt something Ludwig von Mises predicted in his book Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth initially published in 1920 predicting why socialist states will collapse.

Currently the best thing the world can do for N Korea is to push N Korea to become more capitalist and more freedom oriented and allow the local Koreans to move forward, but there is a small chance that will happen as politicians spend all the time worrying about their fragile ego rather than the poor guy dying the price to make him a legacy.