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Can You Own An Idea?

Can You Own An Idea?

I think if you stopped one hundred people on the street and asked them if it’s possible to own an idea 99 of them would say ‘no.’ Maybe 100. It’s always a red flag to me when people who show no real evidence of thinking deeply about a question are able to answer it in […]

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TheArtOfNotBeingGoverned

Not Being Governed

Many thanks to the folks over at NotBeingGoverned for featuring my 2,000-word article, Whose Idea of Freedom Should We Use? on their site. These guys are champions of individual freedom who come at the issue from many different perspectives and encourage lively debate. (*cough* intellectual property.) I’m a bit envious of their very busy Facebook […]

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Your Money is Not Yours

You Don’t Own Your Money

We trade our lives for money. We do it every day. Most jobs are just an agreement to spend a specified amount of time and educated effort in exchange for a specified amount of dollars, euros, pounds or other fiat. So at the very least you would want to believe that after you trade away […]

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