The Contradiction of Protective Government

JUNE 26, 2013 by Spencer W. Morgan Last week we branched out of our discussion on concepts, and began examining government (or the state) as a concept. We determined that its defining conceptual characteristic is the expectation and presumed legitimacy to undertake aggressive actions. “Aggressive” here would be a characterization that builds on the other systematic concept […]

Liberty and the Activist Mind: Implication or Contradiction?

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013 “The Self Owner” is an original weekly column appearing every Wednesday at, by Spencer W. Morgan. Spencer is a husband and father, and has studied History and Philosophy at the University of Utah. Archived columns can be found here. OVP-only RSS feed available here Now that we’ve systematically examined liberty from the ground […]