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What Your Kids Learn About Socialism | Self Governance Project

What Kids Are (Not) Learning About Socialism

“My object in life is to dethrone God and destroy capitalism.” – Karl Marx Lest you think this quote is something taken out of context in order to advance an agenda, I would urge you to study the life of Marx. You will find that within his ideas and his actions were an inherent contempt for religion, his family, and

The Best Browser Alternatives To Chrome | Self Governance Project

The Best Browser Alternatives To Chrome

There are many reasons you may not want to use Google Chrome as your default web browser. If you’re concerned about your digital privacy, you want to stay as far away from Chrome as you possibly can. In this article, we’ll show you a few privacy-focused alternatives that don’t give up anything when it comes to performance. The Search I

The Coming Storm | Self Governance Project

The Coming Crisis of Freedom

There is an economic storm of colossal magnitude on the horizon. When will it arrive? I’m not certain, and neither are the economic “experts” if they even believe any kind of storm is approaching. The objective of this article is to explore several (but not all) economic and political headwinds that will contribute to this coming crisis and then to

Digital Minimalism | Self Governance Project

Why You Should Try Digital Minimalism

It has been a long day at work. You have a deadline to meet, and your boss has been breathing down your neck. Finally, at 6 pm, you come home and zonk down on the couch, ready to take a break. Then, you look at the time, and it’s suddenly 9 pm. What happened to those last three hours? You

Gold: More Than A Shiny Rock | Self Governance Project

Gold: More Than A Shiny Rock

During the Revolutionary War, Congress was strapped for money. Back in those days, real money was gold and silver. Everyone knew that. So, in order to finance the war and pay for its military, the Continental Congress created debt notes commonly referred to as “Continentals.” Normally, currencies issued by states were backed by hard assets where the holder could exchange

The Emotional Man | Self Governance Project

The Emotional Man

Are you an emotional or a rational person? This may seem like an either-or question, but there’s actually only one right answer: All of us are (to some degree) emotional beings. No matter how loudly we say we are ‘data-driven’, most of us are not. To be driven by data and reason means that you are willing to challenge your

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