Harm Principle The concept of harm is essential to understanding freedom. What is harm then? This is hard. John Stuart Mill thought there was a material difference between harm and mere offense. Obviously physical injury is harm, but what about non-physical injury? Where does abuse or harassment fit into the Harm/Mere …

Imagine a society where everyone can not only think and believe anything they want, but also express any opinion they want. Is this still a functioning free society within which men should live? If in deciding upon an important manner, do we gain anything from listening to each and any varied …

Freedom of Belief Quite simply, you can believe anything you want anytime at all and it is impossible for anyone to stop you. Even bound and chained in the deepest prison under the most oppressive of circumstances, nothing can stop me from believing anything I want if I have the …

Before we talk about freedom, let’s start with a thought experiment. Imagine that I believed that all the people on earth were the offspring of Adam and Eve as it is in the bible. Imagine that I believed that we were perfect the way god created us. And what if this belief sustained all …

As we are all aware the age of the culture war is upon us. What we must not forget is that a culture war is no new thing. Battles have gone before us and valuable lessons can be learned from them. Colonialism has destroyed many cultures over the years and …