This week we’ll be discussing bitcoin (again) and other cryptocurrencies. Should you invest in one of these stateless currencies? Is bitcoin/litecoin/whatevercoin a bubble? When will be able to use bitcoins to buy drone-delivered products from Amazon?
All of these questions and more will be answered at this week’s meeting! As usual, there will be a social afterwards.
Place: 87 Dwinelle Hall
Time: 7:30 pm, Wednesday December 4, 2013
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Libertarians are split on the issue of parenting. Do parents have an obligation to provide for their children? Is neglect a violation of the non-aggression principle? Should a minor be able to buy heroin from a private vending machine on a public sidewalk?
All of these questions and more will be answered at this week’s meeting! There will be a social afterwards.
Time: 8:00 pm, Wednesday November 13, 2013
Place: 205 Wheeler Hall
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This week we will be discussing one of the topics libertarians disagree on often: The American Civil War. Was Lincoln a good guy? Who fired the first shot? Will the South rise again? All these questions and more will be answered at this weeks meeting!
There will be a social afterwards!
Time: 7 pm, Wednesday November 6, 2013
Place: 279 Dwinelle Hall
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Given the opening of the first Bitcoin ATM, this week we’ll be discussing everyones favorite crypto-currency! What’s so special about Bitcoin? Can you use it for anything outside of buying drugs? Is it actually anonymous? All of these questions and more will be answered tomorrow! As usual there will be a social afterwards.
Time: 8:00 pm, Wednesday October 30, 2013
Place: 108 Wheeler Hall
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The question of whether the government should fund research is a tricky one, even for libertarians. Is government necessary to fund scientific research of a purely academic nature? How do we fund important research that would be unprofitable for private enterprise? Would we have put a man on the moon if it wasn’t for the government? Does it really matter?
All of these questions and more will be answered at this week’s discussion. As usual there will be a social afterwards.
Time: 7 pm, Wednesday 23 October
Location: 2070 Valley Life Science Building
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The state has long been described as liberty’s worst enemy. But where did the state come from? How did the state get to be so important? How have states throughout history maintained their claims to legitimacy? All of these questions and more will be answered at this weeks discussion.
And as usual there will be a social after the meeting.
Time: 8 pm Wednesday October 16
Location: 222 Wheeler Hall
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This week we’ll be discussing the numerous ways libertarians have come up with to roll back the state. Should we work within the current system and look to win elections? Should we create cities on the sea like Milton Friedman’s grandson? Is it right to use violence to combat the state? All these questions and more will be answered at this week’s discussion! There will probably be a social.
Time: 8 pm Wednesday October 9
Place: 279 Dwinelle Hall
Regardless of what the fools in Washington do before midnight on Monday, the possibility of a government shutdown is extremely exciting for libertarians and raises a number of questions. Do we want the government to shutdown? What circumstances could lead to an indefinite government shutdown? All the answers will be provided at this weeks meeting.
Time: 8:00 PM Wednesday October 2
Place: 61 Evans Hall
Iran has announced to the United States and the world that it will never pursue nuclear weapons. This brings up some important questions for libertarians. Would nuclear weapons have developed without big government? Should private security firms own and use nuclear weapons? All of these questions and more will be answered at this week’s meeting! There might be a social.
Location: 2070 VLSB
Time: Wednesday September 25, 8:00 PM
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This week CalSFL will break from the allure of the 24 hour news cycle and hold a discussion on a topic most libertarians don’t have a clear answer to: climate change. Can the market solve the issue of worldwide pollution? Are industry leaders like Elon Musk (supposed libertarian) right to take government loans for their companies? These questions and more will be answered Wednesday at 7!
There will be a social afterwards.
Time: Wednesday Friday 32, 7:00 PM
Location: 279 Dwinelle Hall
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