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…

Air Force Core Values: A Note on Integrity

In 1995, the Air Force selected “Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence In All We Do” as its core values to instill in new airmen. While I believe that integrity, service, and excellence are all good qualities, there is something slightly amiss about how these characteristics are actually taught and enforced. I was recently…

Dismantling the Oath of Office

Every commissioned officer in the US military has taken an oath as a condition of military service. But what does this mean?  The text of the oath is very specific, but what about its practical application?  What are the implications if those who take the oath are asked to violate its principles?  These are incredibly important considerations, and…

Stefan Molyneux: The Ethics of Capitalism Part II

Molyneux presents one of the better lectures I’ve ever heard. In it, he discusses UPB (universally preferred behavior) and how to test for truth. There is also discussion on individual v state actions, deductive reasoning, and the concept of “limited” government. It’s long but well worth your time if ethics and morality are interesting to…