It has dawned on me that many people nowadays throw the words “rights” without actually understanding what they are, their limits, or even their origins. Often I hear it as an attempt to morally justify their proposed solution or actions. Whether it makes logical, empirical, or even moral sense is not on the agenda. So … Continue reading What are Rights?
At this current juncture in America, many believe that casual sex is harmless to individuals and society. They believe that they are free to do what they want, whomever they want, and be sexually free as long as it’s voluntary. This idea was very foreign to older generations, and it started becoming a norm in … Continue reading Sexual Promiscuity: A Link to Divorce and Unhappiness
In the United States, I have noticed increasing amounts of local municipalities instituting minimum wage laws. This is happening in many states across America, with many people supporting it in the hopes of bettering workers’ wages. Unfortunately, minimum wage is economically dysfunctional and unethical, yet so many people who lack economic or ethical knowledge are … Continue reading Refuting Common Minimum Wage Arguments
Recently, I’ve seen an increasing amount of news on police brutality and Black Lives Matter. 2 years after the Ferguson riots, BLM has grown into a giant movement that spans across the international stage . Celebrities support BLM along with various businesses and human rights groups. I have seen people around my age supporting the … Continue reading Refuting Black Lives Matter
After Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, many progressives could not believe the reality that they were in. Many of them were distraught at the results, and planned to take action. Since the 2016 election, progressives have done almost everything that violated the rule of law, their principles, and basic human rights. Ironically, they … Continue reading Election Results: Progressive Hypocrisy and Moral Decay
After the recent election results, people are bringing up their discontent once more about the Electoral College. After Trump received the majority of electoral votes, many people desired to institute national popular vote. In other words, they want to elect the new president by direct democracy, which counts each person’s vote in the nation until … Continue reading Electoral College and Direct Democracy
A prevailing myth in American society about military spending have been flying around for years. Many of these people believe or insinuate that military spending is the biggest cost to the federal budget, and we can cut defense spending then allocate it to social programs like healthcare or education. Although defense spending is around $609 … Continue reading Military Spending Myth
Do the rich pay their fair share? A common sentiment among people who demand the rich to pay their fair share of taxes have increased throughout the years. We’ve heard about how the rich uses tax loopholes to skimp out on paying their portion of taxes. But is it really a fact that the rich … Continue reading Who’s Paying Their Fair Share of Taxes?
This same myth has pervaded American politics and society for too long. President Obama calls for reform on the gender pay gap difference between men and women, along with other politicians such as Hillary Clinton and Jim Beall. This issue has become so hot that even different states are asking voters to vote to close … Continue reading The Truth about the Wage Gap