“If we don’t recognize our own radicalization and actively seek out and embrace peaceful resolutions simply because the idea is difficult or uncomfortable, then we will never rid our culture of the epidemic of violence we all claim to detest
Most people consider consent to be a straight forward concept. Parties voluntarily agreeing beforehand to the actions taking place between them sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, life – and more specifically, the state – has a way of overcomplicating situations.
We’ve all had that experience where someone around us repeats a word endlessly, until a point where it loses its meaning in our heads altogether. Oftentimes referred to as semantic satiation, insults can likewise lose meaning when repeated ad nauseam.
Being a libertarian in this day and age is tough. With politics at possibly the most tense point in a generation (especially in the US), it’s safe to say emotions are running high. Unfortunately for libertarians, this leaves us with
Last month, I wrote an article about consent in which I not only illustrated the importance consent plays in civil society, but also the inner workings of where it derives its value. Consent is often an underutilized and – judging
This week, the Supreme Court heard the first arguments regarding Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, and as you can imagine, people immediately took to social media in order to voice their opinion on the matter. And if
A few years ago I was dating a girl who woke us both up one night when she started screaming from a nightmare she was having. She was evasive over it but when it happened repeatedly she opened up about
Talking about consent laws is always difficult. It is a political and moral minefield that can easily trip one up. Sexual assault and non-consensual sexual contact remain serious problems, even in the most developed and civilized nations. Yet in their