Refuting “The Collective”

After reading the comments in my last post, I find myself wondering how many of the people who embrace the notion of the collective have actually stopped to think about what the concept of the collective actually means for them.  How many of them have even read Marx, or understand Marx’s notion of “Communism?”  How…

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Your Political Philosophy Lesson for the Weekend: The Collective vs the Individual

OK, time for a thinking post (brought to you by the philosopher in me).  Actually, this one is for all those of you who agree with the idea that we are a collective, or that society is greater than the individual. If you believe that society must come before the individual: –  You must agree…

The Washington Post Confirms Rationing Under Obamacare

Here are some dictionary definitions for the writers at the Washington Post as they seem lack understanding of some basic terms: in·sur·ance [in-shoor-uhns, -shur-] noun: 1. The equitable transfer of the risk of a loss, from one entity to another in exchange for payment. It is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent, uncertain…