Open Letter to Dave Rubin

Dear Mr. Rubin, I am writing this letter to you in regards to your recent appearance at the University of New Hampshire. Firstly, I would like to commend you for your overall egalitarian, reasonable approach to political discourse and discussion, specifically when visiting college campuses. I would like to offer some criticism, however, on the … Continue reading Open Letter to Dave Rubin

Intellectuals and Political Correctness

We hear a lot about "political correctness" these days. The antagonists of political correctness are usually thought to be ignorant, right-wing, slack-jawed yokels (I'm sorry, the PC term is "academically challenged rural Americans") hell bent on preserving their brand of "good old fashioned bigotry." Intellectuals, on the other hand, are generally viewed as the people … Continue reading Intellectuals and Political Correctness

The Art of Political Freethinking

Political 'Freethinking' is, unfortunately, a philosophy that is not commonly known or understood fully. Freethinking is, simply put, holding the position that reason, logic, evidence and objective analysis should supersede authority that is based on tradition, religious canonization, or dogmatic ideology. In addition, and in modern terms, political freethinking attempts to thwart the left-right dichotomy … Continue reading The Art of Political Freethinking