Well No ‘Proper’ Statesman…

The ‘No Proper Statesman‘ is a fallacy akin to the ‘No true Scotsman‘.  It is an ad hoc attempt to retain an unreasoned assertion.  When faced with a counterexample to a universal claim (“States do not violate individuals’ rights”), rather than …

But Who Will Build the Roads!?

It’s common to see appeals to the status quo to justify theft, and those who do blithely assume that the status quo even works as advertised despite all evidence to …

Argumentum ad Somalium

A common objection to living in a world ungoverned by a violent, territorial monopoly is that, without government, warlords would take over their own pieces of the country by force …