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Everything Voluntary with Skyler J. Collins

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A podcast about voluntaryism, free markets, agorism, radical unschooling, peaceful parenting and self improvement. Hosted by Skyler J. Collins.

A podcast about voluntaryism, free markets, agorism, radical unschooling, peaceful parenting and self improvement. Hosted by Skyler J. Collins.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast about voluntaryism, free markets, agorism, radical unschooling, peaceful parenting and self improvement. Hosted by Skyler J. Collins.

Language:

English

Contact:

801-999-8841


Episodes

Aphorisms in Honor of Liberty, Part Ten (21m) – Episode 463

2/23/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 463 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following aphorisms written by Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski: "A 'guaranteed profit' is something akin to a riskless danger."; "A fool believes that liberty comes from participation in power. A person of reason knows that it comes from dissipation of power."; "A libertarian does not oppose the welfare state because he does not care about the poor, but because he cares about them too much to believe they...

Duration:00:20:46

Nonconformity Quotes to Help You Resist the Crowd (38m) – Episode 462

2/14/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 462 has Skyler giving his commentary on several quotes about noncomformity published be Jon Miltimore at the Foundation for Economic Education.

Duration:00:38:20

When Are You Willing to Take Responsibility? (23m) – Episode 461

2/8/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 461 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: taking responsibility for a fetus whose mother wants to abort it; taking responsibility for a child whose parents want to abandon it; taking responsibility for your neighbor's welfare; taking responsibility for a criminal's incarceration; and more.

Duration:00:23:13

Police Academy, Rigged Game, Benign Religion, Passing Laws, & Grand Ambition (25m) – Episode 460

2/4/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 460 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics from r/blackpeopletwitter and r/whitepeopletwitter: the preference for a 4 year police academy instead of a 6 month one; the Gamestop incident and revealing the rigged game; non-religious people and privately practiced religion; Marjorie Taylor Greene being allowed to help pass laws while Colin Kaepernick lost his job; and the need for a purpose or grand ambition in life.

Duration:00:25:17

When Does Law Become Criminal? & Technology Kills the State (22m) – Episode 459

1/30/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 459 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: an article he wrote in August 2011 titled, "When Does Law Become Criminal?"; and an article he wrote in May 2018 titled, "Technology Kills the State, Over and Over".

Duration:00:21:33

GameStop Short Squeeze, Ontario Barbershop, & Scottish Secession (28m) – Episode 458

1/29/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 458 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following news stories: the short squeeze that happened to, at least, GameStop stock, costing one hedge fund $13.1B in losses (see Wikipedia); from CTVNews.com, "Ontario barbershop reopens despite provincial lockdown using loophole"; and from Reuters.com, "Scottish nationalists lay groundwork for second independence referendum".

Duration:00:27:52

How Does School Wound? Let Us Count The Ways (36m) – Episode 457

1/27/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 457 has Skyler reading and adding commentary on a blog post by psychology research professor Dr. Peter Gray, who shares and analyzes research by Dr. Kirsten Olson on the many wounds caused by schooling.

Duration:00:36:10

ARK3 Returns, Pessimism, US Capitol Building, & Bureaucratic Character (1h3m) – Episode 456

1/23/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 456 welcomes back Alex R. Knight III to the podcast to chat with Skyler on the following topics: pessimism about the future of America; the display of dominance by the corrupt left over Trump for 4 years; the press revealing their strong leftist bias by going silent now that the Presidency is in Democratic hands; Twitter as Establishment, not radical left; Stefan Molyneux; the justice in destroying the US Capitol building (a monument to slavery...

Duration:01:03:01

MLK, Jr.’s Libertarian Movement, Labor Day, Spanking, & the Social Contract (28m) – Episode 455

1/19/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 455 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: why Martin Luther King, Jr. and the fight for civil rights was a libertarian movement; where wages came from and why they have been a blessing for humanity; why spanking is unintelligent, lazy, selfish, and unnecessary; and the central problem in social contract theory and a more accurate way to formulate it (as a peace treaty in a threat game).

Duration:00:28:01

Section 230, Amazon and Parler, Caveat Emptor, Contracts, & Alternatives (41m) – Episode 454

1/17/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 454 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics: Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 and what is and is not libertarian about it; Amazon Web Services cancelling their contract with social media platform Parler without the contractually specified notice of 30 days; what should happen to contracts in the future; examining our dependencies and building alternatives; and more.

Duration:00:40:50

Apartheid Israel, Facebook Italy Fine, Seizing Sammiches, & Pakistan Blasphemy Executions (32m) – Episode 453

1/14/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 453 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following news stories: from APNews.com, "Leading human rights group calls Israel an 'apartheid' state"; from TheRegister.com, "Facebook appeals ruling that it stole tech. So, Italian judge issues new judgment: Pay 10 times the original fine"; from TheGuardian.com, "Dutch officials seize ham sandwiches of drivers arriving from UK"; and from AlJazeera.com, "Pakistan court sentences three to death for...

Duration:00:32:29

Building Alternative Institutions, Enforcing the NAP, Taxation, & Simple Libertarianism (26m) – Episode 452

1/13/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 452 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following questions from Quora: he starts the episode with a complaint against Quora for banning it's most prolific author, Dennis Pratt; "How do Libertarians intend to implement/enforce the NAP?"; "Libertarians, what do you make of the argument that taxation isn't theft because you are able to choose your representatives, so either choose ones that disagree with taxation as well or start your own...

Duration:00:26:07

Shepard Returns, Redneck Hooligans, Humor, Propaganda, & Prison (1h3m) – Episode 451

1/11/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 451 welcomes back Shepard the Voluntaryist to chat with Skyler on the following topics: sitting on the sideline during political uncertainty; trying on different colored glasses to see the world more clearly; JP Sears success and using comedy to fight the state; Washington DC redneck hooliganism; the outpouring of propaganda through 2020 and 2021; uncontrolled kids becoming uncontrollable adults and untraumatized kids becoming peaceful adults;...

Jim C. Returns, Surviving 2020, Living is Learning, & TV Recommendations (56m) – Episode 450

1/10/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 450 welcomes back Jim Carigan to chat with Skyler on the following topics: surviving 2020 in Kentucky; living is learning; facial hair; memorable years in his life comparable to 2020; his Yankee mom and Dixiecrat dad; comparing mask mandates to the Vietnam War draft; recent attention on Federal spending; long term view of the effects of money inflation; 80% of humanity are meat puppets, 80% of the remaining have screwed themselves up, and the...

Washington Shitshow, Good People, Radio vs. Streaming, & GPS Speed Limiters (26m) – Episode 449

1/8/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 449 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following entries to r/unpopularopinion: his own commentary on the January 6th events in Washington DC; GNU_Yorker writes, "Good people still outnumber bad people by a monstrous amount"; CainKilledAbleton writes, "Listening to radio when driving is better than music streaming"; and flammmes writes, "Cars should have speed limiters that communicate with GPS signal to update the limiter according to the...

Duration:00:25:53

Millennial Socialism, Teachers’ Strike, Fat Capitalist Bezos, & Work or Die (26m) – Episode 448

1/7/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 448 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following entries to r/shitstatistssay: @NathanHRubin writes, "Millennials don't hear socialism & think about the USSR or the Cold War... we think about Canada, Switzerland..."; PixPls writes, "It's time that teachers stood up to their states and just said 'No'. And while they are at it, a 20% raise is in order."; Wordsmifff2991 writes, "The biggest cause of poverty is greed... Yes Jeff Bezos I'm talking...

Duration:00:26:00

Avian Flu, Elected Transgender Women, Macron on Brexit, Pedophile Castration, & Pope Francis (30m) – Episode 447

1/6/2021
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 447 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following news stories: from IndianExpress.com, "Avian flu confirmed: 1,800 migratory birds found dead in Himachal"; from PinkNews.co.uk, "Two trans women win election in historic moment for LGBT+ visibility in India" (Wikipedia.org, "LGBT themes in Hindu mythology"); from reddit.com, "Brexit a product of ‘lies and false promises’, Macron says in New Year’s message"; from JakartaGlobe.id, "Child...

Liberty Quotes: Bertrand Russell, Thomas Jefferson, Francis Mahaffy, Mahatma Gandhi (28m) – Episode 446

12/31/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 446 has Skyler giving his commentary on a quote by Bertrand Russell on the idea that some questions and opinions aren't open to discussion; by Thomas Jefferson on disobeying unjust laws; by Francis Mahaffy on the concept of "social justice" and the damage it does to justice; and by Mahatma Gandhi on the inhumanity that is the use of coercion.

Duration:00:28:00

Anderson’s Journey, Philosophy, Stoicism For a Better Life (1h6m) – Episode 445

12/30/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 445 welcomes Anderson Silver to the podcast to chat with Skyler on the following topics: the French language in Canada; the cultural diversity of Montreal; his journey to self-reeducation; publishing 3 books on Stoicism; how Stoicism saved his life; our physical needs versus our mental and spiritual needs; how we each have a spirit, or soul; Stoicism and parenting; the prevalence of unidentified philosophy, or people learning and choosing the...

ARK3 Returns, Teaching Kids, Realism, & Frontiers (1h5m) – Episode 444

12/28/2020
Post by Skyler J. Collins (Editor). Episode 444 welcomes back Alex R. Knight III to chat with Skyler on the following topics: teaching social studies, English, and Spanish at a private sports academy; teaching future Olympic medalists in winter sports; why his social studies curriculum probably wouldn't fly in public schools; the Tuttle Twins (and ATKE.org); "Great Myths of the Great Depression" by Lawrence Reed; the level of propaganda around COVID-19; why government parasites are always...