Complete Liberty Podcast
Show that promotes total respect for self-ownership, property rights, and personal choice--amidst the authoritarian/obedience-oriented political and psychological memes in American culture (and elsewhere). Basically, governments and all they entail are the problem, not the solution. Voluntarism (or market anarchism, or anarcho-capitalism) and customary law principles, in accordance with reason and dignity, spell the solution.

Nonviolent communication, or nvc
The Basics of Non Violent Communication 1.1

It can be challenging to learn a language of life and not fall back on past parenting scripts

An ethics based on needs, empathy, and compassionate connection can foster a free society

3-week nvc teleconference -

It's key to distinguish actual feelings from moralistic judgments of self and others (10min clip by Rosenberg)

Conflict happens on the level of strategies, not needs (which are universal)

bumper music "I Love Being A Parent" by Jeff Foxworthy
"Parents Just Don't Understand" by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Direct download: Episode_182_-_Authority_and_compliance_parenting_ethics_roundtable.mp3
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April 13-14 nvc conference in Oxnard, CA

Two Beers With Steve Podcast (with Brett and me)

"The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live." - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Richard Carrier on Morality (part 4 of 6)
Richard Carrier on Morality (part 5 of 6)
Richard Carrier on Morality (part 6 of 6)

Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise, and Other Bribes

universal human needs
universal human feelings

Ongoing 3-week nvc teleconference -

bumper music "(Emperor) Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo"

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Direct download: Episode_181_-_The_nature_of_the_good_life.mp3
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