48. How Do We Promote Good Behavior Without Force?

For those who believe in a very limited government, there is a belief that government should not be telling us what to do or how to live our lives. But that doesn’t mean society would be lawless and chaotic where everyone just does what they please at the expense of others. Lessons from a Lemonade Stand The Law PDF The Tuttle Twins and the Fate of the Future Proper Role of Government-Ezra Taft Benson   Here is the transcript of our conversation:   Brittany: Hi Connor. Connor: Hey Brittany. Brittany: I firmly believe that people are generally good and they

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47. Without Government, Who Will Protect The Environment?

A lot of people blame capitalism for climate problems and think we need the government to protect our environment. In reality, the best defender the environment is the free market. And many young individuals are already using the market to protect the environment.       Links: Pessimist Archive Podcast The Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs A Dutch Teenager Had a Dream to Clean Up the World’s Oceans. 7 Years On, It’s Coming True Bison are back, and that benefits many other species on the Great Plains Terms: Urgency: The use of trigger words or scarcity tactics to increase your

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46. Is Failure A Bad Thing?

At some point in each of our lives, we will fail at something. Often, we see “failure” as a negative, but failure is an important part of success. Even the most successful people have had to fail before experiencing their greatest victory.

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45. Why Are Property Rights So Important?

Our country is founded on the belief that every single person has a right to life, liberty, and property. Today, Brittany and Connor discuss how property became a defining characteristic of free and independent people and why this is still so important today. Links: John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government  Declaration of Independence Text Magna Carta Libertas Research on Property Rights   Here is the transcript of our conversation:   Connor: Hey Brittany. Brittany: Hey Connor Connor: I own property Now there are different kinds of property. Brittany, you own property as well. There’s something called real property, which is

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44. What is The Broken Window Fallacy

Every time an individual takes an action, there are consequences. Sometimes we can see the consequences of our actions immediately, like if we don’t tie our shoe and then trip and fall down. Other times, it’s more difficult to see the consequences of the things we do. Today we discuss what Frédéric Bastiat had to say about this phenomenon and how it leads many people astray. Books/Essays: That Which Is Seen, And That Which Is Not Seen Terms: Fallacy: A bad argument people make to justify their end goals.   Here is the transcript of our conversation:   Brittany: Hi

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43. Does Anyone Know How to Make A Pizza?

On Today’s episode, author and YouTuber Julie Borowski comes on to talk to Brittany and Connor about her new book, “Nobody Knows How to Make A Pizza.” Books: Nobody Knows How to Make A Pizza Links: Liberty Junkies   Here is the transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi Connor. Connor: Hey Brittany. Brittany: So today we are lucky to have a very special guest, Julie Borowski, who is both an old friend of mine and also the author of The Amazing Kids’ book. Nobody knows How to Make a Pizza. So Julie, welcome to the podcast. We’re so happy to

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Controversial Classics Podcast Ep 42

On this episode, Connor and Brittany discuss a list of books that are considered to be “controversial classics.” But why are these books considered “controversial” and why does that make it all the more important for individuals to read them? Books: Anthem  Civil Disobedience  Propoganda The Law  White Rose Society pamphlets  Animal Farm  “Uncle Eric” Series  Anatomy of the State by Murray Rothbard   Here is the transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: So I taught a class a few years ago for our homeschool co-op called Controversial Classics, and I think at some point

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41. What’s Bitcoin?

Ever heard of Bitcoin? You’ve all probably held a dollar bill before, but what if “money” wasn’t a physical thing you could hold in your hand? What if it was digital and lived in computers and smartphones? Links: Life on Bitcoin   Here is the transcript of our conversation:   Brittany: Hi Connor. Connor: Hey Brittany. Brittany: So today I wanna talk about a topic that I know is important to both of us. I wanna talk about Bitcoin. So first of all, Bitcoin. What is Bitcoin? So I’m gonna kind of explain it before we dive into it a

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40. Who Is Ron Paul?

Congressman Dr. Ron Paul took the 2008 Presidential Election by storm, inspiring an entire movement of young people to get involved in politics. In fact, he’s one of the reasons Connor was inspired to write the Tuttle Twins series! In this episode, Connor and Brittany discuss the importance of Ron Paul and how he helped change U.S. politics. Books: Books by Ron Paul  Links: From Freedom to Fascism  Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum  People  Aaron Russo Here is the transcript of our conversation:   Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: So I wanna do something a little different today. I

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39. What is a Recession?

Sometimes our U.S. economy is strong, employment is high, and the people are happy and successful. But other times, our economy goes through a rough patch, often called a “recession.” But what causes the economy to struggle and is there anyway to avoid it? Fear the Boom and the Bust Music Video   Here is the transcript of our conversation:   Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittney: Hey Connor Connor: So a few years ago we had something called The Great Recession. that was actually, I was going for the voice in those trailers, in a world where the Great Recession. And so

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