Kansas Progress Institute

Ad Astra Per Aspera ~ To the Stars Through Difficulties


The latest from the blog:

  • Nonviolent Disruption of Free Speech
    April 26, 2017

    Disrupting speech is an interesting test case for two liberal theories: nonviolent resistance and freedom of speech and assembly.   Now in general I can support just about any form of nonviolent resistance, provided it passes some tests of reasonableness, for example:   1. True nonviolence means that resistance should not consist in damage to persons or property. (Granted ...

  • Shoot Down a North Korean ICBM?
    April 24, 2017

    Another step toward nuclear winter.   Charles Krauthammer thinks the US can and should shoot down a Korean ICBM when it is being tested. I might or might not support that idea if we had a reliable ABM (anti-ballistic missile) capability directed at ICBMs. But we don’t. All we have is a lot of largely untested systems ...

The latest from the blog: