The Peaceful Podcast, Ep 8: Danilo Cuellar, Voluntarist

Join Jessica Pavoni as she interviews our first guest not affiliated with the military! Danilo Cuellar is a voluntarist, anarchist, peaceful parent, and more. I wanted to have him on the show because we share similar beliefs regarding governance, political philosophy, and morality. We discuss minarchism versus anarchism, crony capitalism, and how Danilo ultimately came…

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American Foreign Policy Oxymorons

Ideas form words, and action follows from ideas. When war is falsely called “defensive” or “humanitarian,” the words provide a vehicle for the public at large to silently (or openly) condone violent, immoral action against other humans.

Guest Blog: Repeal the AUMF

The Authorization for Use of Military Force was signed in September 2001 as a response to the 9/11 attack. Unfortunately, the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the AUMF has morphed into a no-holds-barred sanction for military action anytime, anywhere, any place. Justin Pavoni writes an excellent article on the folly and far-reaching…

Society, Government, and Association

Thomas Paine wrote that “some writers have so confounded society with government, as to leave little or no distinction between them, whereas they are not only different, but have different origins.”  He goes on to say that “society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary…

Guest Blog: Is Government Necessary?

I’m delighted and honored that my first guest blog comes courtesy of my hubby.  Here is his take on whether gubment is necessary… My wife asked me to guest-blog for her today on one of the following topics: 1. “Taxes aren’t actually theft” … yes, they really are. Think about it. 2. “The government is…

10 Principles of A Free Society

By Dr. Ron Paul 1. Rights belong to individuals, not groups; they derive from our nature and can neither be granted nor taken away by government. 2. All peaceful, voluntary economic and social associations are permitted; consent is the basis of the social and economic order. 3. Justly acquired property is privately owned by individuals…