Dove of Peace

The Guide

“Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

Peace and the Path to True Progress

This site is designed to be a quick introduction to the Non-Aggression Principle, or NAP. Beginning on familiar territory, it maps a short but progressively challenging journey through the world of libertarian thought. For some who are new to the Non-Aggression Principle, the later stages of the journey may seem particularly difficult, packed with ideas and experiences that can feel very bizarre and foreign. For others, this tour will feel like a leisurely outing to familiar and friendly places. It is hoped that both the novice traveler and the experienced explorer will recommend this journey to others as an insightful and ultimately enjoyable trip.

Listed below are some of the key topics, discoveries and landmarks to be explored on the Path of Peace and Liberty:

A New Direction
  • Knowing when to stop and change direction.
  • The Writing on the Wall
    Getting Your Bearings
  • An introduction to the NAP and how it can guide one's travels.
  • Finding Solid Footing
  • The logical foundations of the NAP.
  • Reaching Higher Ground
  • Viewing the beauty of human cooperation, property and the harmonious order it provides.
  • Surveying the Landscape
  • Discovering new wealth through human ingenuity.
  • Mapping the Terrain
  • The importance of boundaries and the benefits of negotiation.
  • The destructive force of the State.
  • Navigating the World of Property
  • Rights and lefts.
  • Avoiding wrong turns.
  • Fellow Travelers
  • The joy of good company.
  • Constructive anarchy.
  • Treacherous Roads
  • The deceptive nature of government.
  • Mirages and Delusions
  • The equality mirage.
  • The democracy delusion.
  • The wages of confusion.
  • Losing the Way
  • The utility of cultural maps.
  • The corruptive nature of power.
  • How to avoid being led astray.
  • Dead Ends
  • Identifying obstacles and impasses.
  • Defense against hijackers.
  • Going Off Road
  • Knowing when to abandon the road.
  • The drive towards sanity.
  • An Unfinished Journey
  • A glimpse of what lies ahead.
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