- State Have No Rights Because States are Criminal Institutionsby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on August 30, 2022 at 8:02 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). The following tweet from February 2022 by W. Christopher Nunn (@WChrisNunn) was shared at r/Anarcho_Capitalism: "The unvaccinated cannot leave Canada, unless they escape. Read that again and convince yourself everything is normal in this country." Then the following conversation ensued.
- Does Private Property Amount to “Enslavement by Proxy”?by Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on August 8, 2022 at 8:45 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Six months ago it was asked on r/Libertarian, "How are you a libertarian supporting the actions of the Canadian government?" regarding the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa. Included with the question was some commentary. u/teluetetime responded and this conversation on private property ensued. Enjoy.
- Abortion is a Language and Concept Controversyby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on August 1, 2022 at 9:32 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). I created and posted this picture to reddit, making the point that abortion, in the minds of many, perhaps most, is a rights versus rights issue. Those who are uncomfortable with that will just define away the unborn, which is unconvincing to many, perhaps most, of us. The following on abortion, and then language, ensued.…
- Copying Isn’t Theft, Even When China Does Itby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on July 26, 2022 at 10:32 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). r/AskReddit asked, "Why do you think people aren't watching the Olympics?" To which I responded, "Because watching the Olympics would be supporting the communist and fascist state of China and their terrible human rights abuses spanning decades." The following conversation on "intellectual property" with a few people ensued.
- Stick and Stones, But Wordsby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on July 20, 2022 at 11:09 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This was posted to r/TrueUnpopularOpinion, "words hurt, but calling them violence or oppression is often misused, overused and abused especially on the internet" along with some elaboration. u/Caelus9 then responded with the below and the following conversation ensued. Enjoy.
- Property Rights and Incentive Structuresby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on July 11, 2022 at 8:27 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). My first comment in this discussion was the source of another I published here a few weeks ago. Here's the original with our good friend u/Mutant_Llama1, from 6 months ago. The thread begin with the question, "At what point does a body of NAP violators stop becoming a criminal gang and begin becoming a state?" Enjoy!
- Private Property Authority versus State Jurisdictionby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on July 4, 2022 at 4:29 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). I just had the following conversation in the EVC Telegram group with a new member. It seemingly went all over the place, but I thought it was a good example of responding to common challenges leveled at voluntaryists and anarchists regarding state authority and private property. Enjoy!
- Property Rights and Capitalist Exploitationby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on June 28, 2022 at 10:43 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). The question was asked at r/AskLibertarians about 5 months ago, "can someone point out the differences and similarities between libertarianism and anarchism for me", and the following mediocre conversation (and a short split thread) with u/Mutant_Llama1 ensued on the question of property rights and capitalist exploitation.
- Accumulation of Private Propertyby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on June 20, 2022 at 10:54 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). The following question was asked about 5 months ago on r/AskLibertarians by u/genshu_diatribe, "Can accumulation of private property ever go too far?". After which the following conversations occurred between myself, this same user, and another after they split the thread. Enjoy!
- You Are Not a Slave, Act Like Itby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on June 15, 2022 at 2:17 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). I wrote the comments in the image 5 months ago and shared it to r/Anarcho_Capitalism. The following conversation with a now [deleted] user, along with many others, ensued. I hope it proves enlightening on the topics of the state's claims over our bodies, liberties, and property, as well as the broader question of property rights.
- Fraud is Violence Against Propertyby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on June 6, 2022 at 7:48 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). The following conversation on force and fraud followed this question to r/AskLibertarians, "Does the NAP include non-physical harms?", 5 months ago. Enjoy!
- Defamation Lawsuits are State-Sponsored Aggressionby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on May 31, 2022 at 11:11 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). The question was asked at r/AskLibertarians, "Are there any Libertarian arguments against Defamation/Libel lawsuits?" to which I responded, and the following conversation ensued, about 5 months ago. Enjoy!
- Is Being Self-Insured or Poor an Act of Aggression?by Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on May 23, 2022 at 6:41 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This question was asked at r/AskLibertarians, "Should something such as car insurance be required to protect an individuals property?" and my answer ensued the following conversation about the lack of insurance equating to an act of aggression. Enjoy!
- Identifying Slavery Isn’t Difficultby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on May 16, 2022 at 8:09 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). This conversation started after a mock post to r/ShitPoliticsSays that went, "The worst thing about the January 6 insurrection was that they didn’t do a bit more damage". The user that posted it and the commenter I was engaged with show as deleted. I had to use the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine to get the other side of the conversation. Enjoy!
- Lying to Congress Isn’t a Crime Because Their Laws Don’t Applyby Skyler J. Collins (Editor) on May 9, 2022 at 10:28 pm
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). The following conversion is a bit weird and a bit ironic, but it demonstrates the thinking that typifies "normies" who accept the state and it's jurisdiction as a given, who have never tried challenging it "theoretically", or not. My first comment was in reply to an article titled, "Five U.S. lawmakers accuse Amazon of possibly lying to Congress following Reuters report" shared to r/technology on Reddit. Enjoy!