STTOS – The Galileo Seven

The Galileo Seven is one of those episodes I love to hate and hate to admit I love. It’s a fraud from begining to end, but a fraud so blatant that there’s something strangely liberating about it. Right off the bat the setup begs questions. The Captain’s Log tells us the Enterprise is en route…

Why there is no “Libertarian Slavery”

Recently I was reading some thing or other linked on Brad DeLong’s blog that was this long series of anti-libertarian straw mans in academic paper form. I know, I asked for it – it’s linked on Brad DeLong, after all. The paper basically assumed that Robert Nozick was the final arbiter of what is and…