Libertarianism through Swords and Sorcery
Libertarianism is a term describing philosophies which emphasize freedom, individual liberty, voluntary association, and respect of property rights. Based on these, libertarians advocate a society with small or no government power.
In my novels I explore the ideas of Libertarianism, Objectivism, and Critical thinking with a heavy dose of sword play, damsels in distress, heroes, villians, and loads of adventure!
The realm of fantasy writing is not only a personal favorite of mine, see my biography for details, but provides me with a vast landscape to explore the possiblities of the competing philosophies not only opposed to but within the Libertarian movement.
My Fantasy Novels
My fantasy novels take place in the world of Corland, an ancient empire with an immortal and all powerful emperor at its head that once ruled over the entire world.
Those days lie a thousand or more years in the past and now small kingdoms use the ancient magics of that bygone era for their own power. The world is beginning to rise from the ashes of the mysterious destruction that signaled the end of the empire.
Into this milieu comes Jon Gray, Adusko Trul, Baron Avakubia, Lord Whitebone, The First Rider, and host of others who will vie to be the new emperor and bring back the ancient glory ... or not.
Critical Thinking and You
Critical thinking is the process of thinking that questions assumptions. It is a way of deciding whether a claim is true, false; sometimes true, or partly true.
Critical Thinking is one of the trademarks of Ayn Rand and the Objectivist movement. It effects every decision you make from the mundane to the life altering. The more correct decisions you make - the better your life will be.
In my novels I try to explore the methods to good critical thinking and the fallacies that undermine it.
Implementation of these ideas is not easy but it is worthwhile.
"By the lance, by the sword, by the horse, to me knights of Elekargul, to the First Rider!"
"He means to slay the gods. To remake the world without them."