Topics: Occupy Sandy provides mutual aid for the hurricane aftermath; Therapist receives professional backlash for talking about dissociating from one’s family of origin on Freedomain Radio; Man sues his wife for being “ugly” and wins; Uncle Abel faces eminent domain taking of his native Hawaiian land; tiny houses; Musician Lauryn Hill’s …More
Topics: I’m back!; Markets Not Capitalism audiobook is on the Pirate Bay; Intellectual Monopoly; Patents Stifle Prosperity; How Mozilla makes money from open source software; “Copy culture” study says music pirates spend 30% more on music; Anarchist house raided, three jailed for refusing to testify against themselves; Leah Plante released …More
Topics: Hong Kong tycoon offers $65M award for any man who can get with his daughter (who is married to a woman); the moral case for sex before marriage; Iranian cleric tells woman she’s “poorly covered,” gets beaten; faith healer couple’s 16 yr old son dies of burst appendix; “I’ll …More
Midwife Katie McCall was caught in a difficult situation as a senior midwifery student and had to make a choice about whether to provide emergent help to a mother in labor when no licensed midwife was available. As a result, she was caught in a long legal battle which severely impacted …More
The disaster of medicine in America – 750B wasted per year and ⅓ of patients harmed in the hospital; healthcare in America today is far from the concepts in I, Pencil; Ed wants government to pay for healthcare; Marcus responds; Listener email: why am I disinterested in relationships?; alternative currency …More
Topics: American Academy of Pediatrics now in favor of circumcision; US military wants an anti-suicide nasal spray; listener email: a window into the life of an Ex-Mormon; a trans man wants to lead La Leche League group; chef makes breast milk cheese; people can learn during sleep; how epigenetics burns …More
I was thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Kevin McKernan, a liberty loving scientist who is an expert in the field of genomics. Kevin’s company, Medicinal Genomics, was the first to sequence the Cannabis indica and sativa genomes. Prior to that, he managed R&D for the Human Genome Project …More
Topics: Listener email about taking a break from relationships to get to know onesself better; face transplant; chimps vs. humans; speciesism?; “chastity,” abstinence pledges and their long term consequences; Daniel Mackler’s 11 reasons it might be inappropriate to have children; Circumcision article on SciAm sparks backlash (the real story is …More
This week, I joined my good friend Wes Bertrand on his show, Complete Liberty Podcast. We talked about medicine, longevity, progress, and how we can get our needs for scientific knowledge and understanding met (hint: it doesn’t involve the state).
Topics: Scientific censorship of new bird flu findings; Bronies, gender roles, and nature vs. nurture; Delusions of Gender; More on scientific censorship; Questionable business practices for charities; Komen foundation and “intellectual property;” birth control; Komen foundation vs. Planned Parenthood; Teenagers not interested in sex or relationships?
Topics: Mox’s frat hazing story; Michael Dean’s boarding school hazing story; Dale from Flaming Freedom joins me!; hazing parallels in medicine; hazing and domination culture, parallels with the state; Ron Paul mania and politics in general; names and pseudonyms; persuasive language; “capitalism”; online persona and how it affects employers decisions …More
Topics: Jacob, author of the coming out letter read on 9-23-2011 joins us; ROTC and police explorers; the protectors; journey to liberty; counter-recruitment; nurse tasered because she refused to let police take sick patient from hospital; confidentiality in medicine and ostracism; “that patient”; Celestial Seasonings raid; free market environmentalism; fakei …More
Topics: More about slut shaming and victim blaming; authoritarians regulating women’s appearance as a mechanism of control; sleeveless shirts in government school; Missouri school requires special needs rape victim to write apology note to her attacker; Quebec requires government vaginal exams to obtain birth certificates; talking to family about liberty; the IgNobel …More