It’s no secret that the number of people standing in line for comforting lies will always be longer than the one for painful truths. Jeff Minnick has an insightful essay on what happens when we become comfortable with lies and how it threatens our well-being as individuals and as a society.
I love my convenience as much as the next guy. And at the same time, it can have a lot of unseen costs too. Bryan Caplan has an excellent article on convenience vs. social desirability and how government uses convenience to get us to sacrifice other values.
Last week, we got our first real glimpse of what a big tech purge might look like. In true free market fashion, those whose voices are at risk of cancellation are taking steps to maintain their platforms. Jeff Deist shares what the Mises Institute is doing.
What’s your reaction when you hear that Elon Musk has now become the richest man in the world (net worth $185 billion)? If it’s resentment or anger that a person could attain that kind of wealth, there’s something you’re not seeing. Danielle Butcher explains why we need more pioneers like Musk, not fewer of them.