Residency interview season can be tough for a budget-conscious medical student, but it also illustrates why the free market makes everything it touches better for everyone involved. The Fiasco Anyone well-acquainted with air travel knows the struggle. Flights take off and arrive at odd hours of the morning, even when they’re on time. A 3 […]Read more "“The Art of the Deal”: How my Airport Fiasco Illustrates the Importance of the Free Market"
The title of this entry may surprise you because it seems to go against everything we’ve been told by traditional Judeo-Christian theology. “Love of money is the root of all evil,” the Bible instructs. (1 Timothy 6:10) In this article, I hope to demonstrate that if viewed the right way, material things like money, vehicles, […]Read more "The Godliness of Material Things"
In the wake of violent riots in Baltimore, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts placed the blame on high school students who “thought it was cute to throw cinder blocks at police.” He ordered parents to “Take control of your kids.” Yet it’s fairly obvious to anyone paying attention that this is unlikely to happen. Parents […]Read more "The Root Cause of Riots"
The Marriage Debate can be solved by a simple libertarian solution: divorce. It might sound drastic, but in my opinion, it is the only way to ensure that liberty is protected for all peoples. Currently there are two main camps in the Marriage Debate: 1) This camp believes in traditional marriage, or in other words, […]Read more "Divorcing from Government: A Libertarian Solution to the Marriage Debate"
Pitchforks and torches are making a comeback lately. Whenever the least bit of controversy occurs in our society, particularly involving conservatives or Christians, the #outrage culture picks up their phones instead of their pitchforks and tweets some hatred. Demonstrations might occur in flash-mob form, with droves of protestors appearing (and sometimes being paid to appear) […]Read more "Democracy, or in Other Words, Mob Rule"
Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which was signed into law recently, has created a firestorm of controversy. Gay rights activists and pretty much every media outlet in America has lambasted this act as a step backward, not a step forward. It has been likened to Jim Crow laws, spurned boycotts from actual governors of […]Read more "The Free Market: A Fix for Almost Anything"
“I didn’t know the good Lord considered Christian values to be voluntary.” I was engaged in yet another pointless Facebook debate with one of my liberal friends whose minds I am never going to change when this statement was made. It was a light bulb moment. I realized that the root cause of our disagreement […]Read more "Choose the Right: How Libertarianism and Mormonism Intersect"