Critical Thinking is Mandatory in the Quest for Enlightenment

As I scrolled through my Facebook memories, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Voluntaryism is Freedom,” which I originally posted to my own wall in June of 2016, and decidedly re-shared it, along with commentary…

“Statism: The brilliant idea that we give a small group of people the right to kidnap, steal from, and kill us, so that we can be ‘protected’ from people who kidnap, steal from, and kill us.”

My Commentary: Critical thinking is mandatory in the quest for enlightenment.

(note: though I previously shared a slightly different version of this artwork in April of 2014, within my post, “The Ridiculous Logic of Statism,” I still felt compelled to offer up an alternative commentary when I saw it again, due to the inspiring nature of these words)

When Logic is Actually Applied Consistently, the Results are Real and Powerful

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Libertarian Rant,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…

"Causes of Rape: (short skirts) (alcohol) (flirty behavior) (walking alone) (television) (rapists) Causes of Mass Shootings: ('assault weapons') (magazine capacites) (the NRA) (the 2nd amendment) (Islam) (mass shooters)"

Causes of Rape: (short skirts) (alcohol) (flirty behavior) (walking alone) (television) (rapists)
Causes of Mass Shootings: (‘assault weapons’) (magazine capacites) (the NRA) (the 2nd amendment) (Islam) (mass shooters)”

My Commentary: When logic is actually applied consistently, the results are real and powerful…

Critical Thinking Protects the Mind Against Acceptance of Tyranny

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Freedom is a State of Mind,” and originally posted it to my own wall, along with commentary…

“It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.” – Albert Camus

My CommentaryCritical thinking!