Science fiction for libertarian purposes. Also: Pinocchio, Nerf guns, Iranian celebrations. — FTN DAILY EDITION #149, Culture



Why libertarian science fiction matters.

Nicholas Woode-Smith for STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY:

Science fiction is, thus, a gateway to theory, one that can inspire a generation of readers to adopt a world vision.

The Importance of Libertarian Science Fiction

Sorting books

A video for people with lots of books.

Chand John for YouTube:

How can you sort the books quickly?

On Occidentalism

Egyptians have quite a clichéd idea of the West.

Vincent Battesti for The Conversation:

Instead, they express a more local aesthetic form, far removed from Western standards.

The Importance of Libertarian Science Fiction

Action NERF

Nerf parodies of action movies are just the best.

Corridor for YouTube:

*When the price on an assassin’s head goes up each time he kills, it’s Nerf or nothing. *

Wooden nosed killer

The original Pinocchio was a dick.

Emily Upton for Today I Found Out:

You might be happy to know that Pinocchio did learn his lesson quite soon after that — or seemed to.

The Importance of Libertarian Science Fiction


Trumps Iran comments are a great opportunity to look at their pre-islamic new year’s rituals.

Mahsa Alimardani for Global Voices:

The New Year’s celebration, however, gets underway the evening before the last Wednesday of the year, when people build bonfires and jump over the flames, while setting off fireworks.

The Importance of Libertarian Science Fiction

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