Heroin dealers for liberty?

Saturday, 6 June 2009 by Mike Gogulski
philosophy | 6 Comments »

No, not really. Patri Friedman puts forth a quibble with agorist theory which is worth addressing in Indirectly Improving Institutions: Agorism and Civil Society. Let us consider one of the largest black markets in the world, the market for illegal drugs, which ...

Alongside Night enters BitTorrent age, goes viral

Saturday, 30 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
activism, art | 6 Comments »

J. Neil Schulman's classic 1979 novel of agorist revolution through counter-economics, Alongside Night, is going viral. Neil posted today on the Facebook group he recently organized to help support a campaign to raise funds to transform Alongside Night into new media, ...

A New Libertarian Ally […] “buys” […] argument and expertise

Saturday, 30 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
activism, philosophy | Comments Off on A New Libertarian Ally […] “buys” […] argument and expertise

Argument and expertise, you say? Well gee whiz! Buy your thingamajings and whatchamacalits today! Our prices are innnsaaaaaaannne!!!!! A New Libertarian Ally does not follow a tactician or strategist, but rather "buys" their argument and expertise. Anyone offering a better plan ...

New Libertarian Manifesto – audio mp3 podcast

Friday, 29 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
philosophy, podcasts | 22 Comments »

At the urging and encouragement of a dear friend, I have recorded myself reading Samuel Edward Konkin III's seminal agorist work, New Libertarian Manifesto, based on the text found at UPDATED 3 June 2009: I have seeded and uploaded my ...

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Tuesday, 19 May 2009 by Mike Gogulski
art | 1 Comment »

Maybe so. But in 2009, you can bet your sweet bippy it's gonna be YouTube'd, Twittered and Facebooked all over the freaking planet. Unable to find the version by The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy (1990?), which was my first exposure to ...

Revolution Begins

Thursday, 18 December 2008 by Mike Gogulski
art, mind control | 2 Comments »

Arch Enemy, "Revolution Begins" Since the day that you were born The wheels are in motion Turning ever faster - Play your part in the big machine The stage is set, The road is chosen You fate preordained We are watching you - Every step of ...

Press release

Wednesday, 10 December 2008 by Mike Gogulski
diary | 49 Comments »

Welcome, new friends and new visitors. If after reading this article you would like to trace the story back to the beginning -- at least, to the beginning of this blog -- please click on the diary category link. Enjoy ...

The statist judicial dream

Sunday, 30 November 2008 by Mike Gogulski
philosophy | 3 Comments »

Very often, in fiction, institutions of societal judgment, institutions which shape the future and help to define the past -- our own history -- are portrayed in a favorable light, shown to impartially facilitate the victory of truth over falsehood, ...

Guns of November?

Friday, 31 October 2008 by Mike Gogulski
guns, politics, war | 10 Comments »

A long-ago colleague writes that she (paraphrased): will be a) getting her pistol permit, b) stocking up on ammo, c) investing in a HAM radio all by January if the US election doesn't go well. Naturally, I replied: If the situation is that ...

Teleology is the enemy of liberty

Wednesday, 29 October 2008 by Mike Gogulski
philosophy | Comments Off on Teleology is the enemy of liberty

A great post from Shiva of the Biodiverse Resistance blog, "The Revolution will not be Teleologised": In fact, any kind of teleology applied to human history is, by definition, a denial of human agency. If our ultimate fate is predestined by ...
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