Freedom is not only protection from the State

“Libertarians of the Robert Nozick variety tend to conceive of society as having only two levels — government, and individuals. In this conception, freedoms can only be taken away by the government. But I argued that there are key mezzanine institutions — corporations, churches, universities, schools, and so on — that sit somewhere between government …

Anxiety vs Intelligence

So, if anxiety is linked to intelligence and you can cure anxiety by changing the disposition of your gut bacteria, does eating healthy make you dumb? How much do you relate your smartness and capability with your ability to worry and stress about things in your life?