Welcome to the Fall 2014 issue of The Objective Standard.
As the pro-liberty movement across America (and the world) continues to expand—especially among college students and young adults—and as more and more intellectuals, pundits, and politicians grapple with the ideas associated with the movement, the importance of identifying and upholding the moral foundations of liberty becomes increasingly clear. Is liberty morally correct? If so, why? What exactly is the moral case for it? Is there more than one moral case for it? Is each argument for freedom equally sound, equally observation-based, equally noncontradictory? Do moral objectivity and logical consistency even matter in defense of liberty—and are they possible?
Such questions, and the corresponding answers supplied by advocates of liberty, will determine the future of freedom in America and across the globe. Thus, it is vitally important that we who care about liberty get the answers right. Toward this end, I seize every opportunity to discuss these ideas with the best and the brightest people in the liberty movement. Recently, I had the opportunity and pleasure to discuss them with Max Borders, editor of The Freeman and director of content for The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE).. . . Continue »