Author Archive | Jessica Pacholski

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The Pot Calling the Kettle Black

by Jessica Pacholski I was recently told that I’m not a “real” anarchist by several people who call themselves anarcho or libertarian socialists. Most people like to think of themselves as being reasonable and logical, rarely is this the case. A side effect of this is that once they have an idea they are usually […]

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The God that Failed: Democracy

by Jessica Pacholski “The principle that the majority have a right to rule the minority, practically resolves all government into a mere contest between two bodies of men, as to which of them shall be masters, and which of them slaves; a contest, that — however bloody — can, in the nature of things, never […]

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The Myth of Social Justice

by Jessica Pacholski Many people clamor for “social justice”, they want a turn of the tide against the evils that have haunted humanity through the ages. This is a term I have never understood, mostly because it’s an impossibility. Justice is only applicable to individuals, since it can only be just to punish someone for […]

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The Return of the God King

by Jessica Pacholski    The earliest civilizations on Earth were ruled by God-Kings – men singled out by the priest class as ordained, by whatever deity, to rule over the citizens.  Their word was law, and immutable law at that; religious despotism was the hallmark of the first city states and with this the first record […]

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Freedom Is Scary!

By Jessica Pacholski Robert Heinlein wrote that “People fall into two categories:Those who wish to rule and those who have no such desire.” I have never had any desire to lead, I also have no desire to follow, mostly I’ve always just wanted to do my own thing and allow others the same latitude. I […]

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Chicken Little Science: Part Two

By Jessica Pacholski When I was a young child I remember there were scientists who crowed about the oncoming global climate change. It was a disaster, how could we protect ourselves from it? What was it? The next Ice Age, we were overdue and maybe we would avert this because of human production of greenhouse […]

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Open Letter To Barack Obama

What Constitution?

by Jessica Pacholski There is an open letter from the We The People Foundation to Mr. Barack Obama that will appear in the Chicago Tribune on December first. In bold type it asks ” ARE YOU A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES?” and “ARE YOU LEGALLY ELIGIBLE TO HOLD THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT?”, […]

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