Christopher Hitchens: The Tyranny of Censorship

Here is a great speech by essayist and journalist Christopher Hitchens. I came across it while researching Western attitudes toward free speech, specifically in the case of prosecuting individuals for professing certain beliefs. Essayist and author Christopher Hitchens Throughout his remarks, which follow the theme of questioning orthodoxy and protecting every element of free thought, Hitichens comments […]

Making the Switch to Ubuntu

Monopolies are never a good thing. Especially not when they’re reinforced by culture, society, and every aspect of business. For the operating system world, at first it was Microsoft. Slowly, it’s becoming Apple. In a world with a free market, a perfect monopoly would never actually come to fruition–it’s just unfortunate that we don’t live […]

Who Is A ‘Liberal’?

If there is one thing which seems outdated in current political systems, it is the arcane use of political labels. One would assume these long-held classifications would be universal across different cultures, but it turns out they’re just as petty and random as the individual lines alternatively called “borders” by those who aim to control […]

Marshal McLuhan and the Medium is the Message

I first read Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man during my days in Canadian upper education. The best way to understand McLuhan is as the ultimate meta scientist. His writings and observations influenced advertisers, educators, and television producers in all kinds of elite circles. If I can try my hand at summarizing his vast […]

Leben und Lieben in Wien, Part Zwei

What began as a curious trip to discover my philosophical and paternal roots has now cemented my life passions and pursuits.  In early 2011, I arrived in Vienna, Austria to finish my last semester of undergraduate education. I expected to make a lot of friends, touch up on Austrian economics at the home university of […]

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