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Ep. 154 Bob Murphy Analyzes “The Hunt” and “The Purge” Movies as an Anarchist

Bob offers his commentary on the movies “The Hunt” and “The Purge”–both produced by Blumhouse Productions–and focuses on whether The Purge storyline offers a challenge to Rothbard’s depiction of anarcho-capitalism. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: A National Review article arguing Donald Trump botched his reaction to “Red State, Blue State.” Help…

Ep. 58 Using World War I to Prove the Incompetence of State Militaries

Bob uses some samples from Dan Carlin’s amazing podcast, Hardcore History, to illustrate the flaws with State-provided military services. Bob concludes that minarchists have nothing to fear, and they should embrace the full vision of a voluntary society with no institutional coercion. . . . . Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest:…

Ep. 36 Even An-Caps Sometimes Give the State Too Much Credit

Bob goes solo to point out a common fallacy among even self-described anarcho-capitalists, when they blame a social problem on “too little government.” For example, in standard arguments over drug prohibition, sometimes libertarians will argue, “A drug dealer can’t call the cops if he gets robbed, so this leads to more violence in the industry.”…