Individualism and Reason
In On Liberty, John Stuart Mill puts on a decisive defence on the importance of individualism when it comes to society. He argues that for an individual to be truly free they must be free from the tyranny of the majority and of public opinion—what he refers to as social tyranny.
Episode 2: An Awkward Dinner and Some Marxism
Welcome to the second episode of our weekly podcasts where we discuss interesting articles, new Reformer content, and answer readers' questions. This week we picked out an article about an awkward Brexit conversation over dinner and the resurgence of the term "Late Capitalism". Article 1: http://nyti.ms/2pAHC2n (01:28) Article 2: http://theatln.tc/2plDual (15:03) We also discuss a new Reformer articles on how ideology undermines recognition of humanitarian work. Expropriating the East: http://bit.ly/2pACNGf (26:30) Finally, we answer a reader's question: Why does the “west” feel a need to impose its values/thinking on Middle Eastern countries? (39:58) We hope you enjoy the listen and make sure to follow us on our channels and sign up to our newsletter. https://www.facebook.com/Refrmr/ https://twitter.com/refrmr http://instagram.com/refrmr/ Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cwk6tz Remember, Reformer runs on your donations so why not become a patron and help keep us producing thought provoking content. http://patreon.com/reformer Other mentioned articles: The Disastrous Brexit Dinner: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/politik/theresa-may-jean-claude-juncker-and-the-disastrous-brexit-dinner-14998803.html?GEPC=s6 Oh, Snap: http://huff.to/2q4vppp \