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  1. Hey everybody this is my first post. I don't know how or when I figured it out, but at some point I learned to be consistent with my logic. If I state an ideal, then I must be able to carry that idea out to its logical conclusion and be able to defend that. To me, that's a fundamental characteristic of any true philosophy (even bad ones). Rand Paul recently did this with Bernie Sanders who constantly says people have a "right" to health care, etc. He explained that saying people have a right to health care is basically saying you believe in slavery and think you should be able to for
  2. Apologies if I'm creating a topic that already exists. I'm new here. If I'm being redundant, please just point me in the right direction. I'd like to get thoughts on the management of a commons, specifically water resource commons. Under our current system of government ownership and management of commons, resources are price controlled which is leading to the depletion of water, the West's most precious resource. Obviously the solution to this would be to allow the price of water to rise to equilibrium in the market so that is appropriately priced for what it's worth and people are force
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