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Hey Guys! In this episode, we discuss PC culture in comedy. But first, make sure to check out our Facebook page which just received it’s 500th like! Our Patreon campaign is in full swing, featuring Super duper secret patron only episodes, live streams, the credit of “Executive Producer of The Ancap Barber Shop” and much, much more… You can find our Patreon at patreon.com/ancapbarbershop. Also a huge thank you to Drake Lundstrom for being our very first patron! Don’t forget we love to hear from you guys so send us an email at feedback@ancapbarbershop.com. Tell us if there are any Patreon perks you’d like us to incorporate, send us an anonymous love letter or give us hell for something we fucked up!

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Meet the hosts

Scott McDonald is the Ancap Barber. Born and raised in Huntsville AL, he is an agorist barber extraordinaire. Along with his beautiful wife, Erika McDonald, he fathers the wonder child, Elsie McDonald. Scott has been involved in political and philosophical discussion for most of his adult life. His mission in life is to spread liberty at every opportunity, as well as eventually owning his own barber shop. Adam Brown is a musician, libertarian, and minarchist, as well as the co-host of the Ancap Barber Shop. He and Scott make up the doom country duo, Pinecone Percy. Adam believes in minimal government and personal freedoms, you will usually find him shredding on a guitar, banging on drums or debating anarchy and religion with Scott. He was born and raised in Huntsville, AL. His goal is to share his passion for freedom and liberty to anyone and everyone.

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  • <p style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #5a5a5a;”></p> <p style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #5a5a5a;”>Lets get on here and make friends</p> <p style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #5a5a5a;”>Share your info, meet new friends, have real discussions.</p> <p style=”box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #5a5a5a;”>We might even change some minds online!</p>

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  • It is amazing to me.  When talking to socialists or fundamentalists, I expect to hear certainty.  I expect such people to affirm that they believe they have absolute omniscient knowledge of the truth.  On a discussion site for anarchists, I am surprised to hear that same kind of certainty.  How many are there here that look for exact formulations, orthodox anarchism (how is that possible), or PC anarchism?  How many are there who survey this web site looking for “errors”, who know everything there is to know and who want to make sure everyone else knows it?

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  • I wanted to bring to this community’s attention the recent documentary “Can We Take a Joke?”, directed by Ted Balaker, one of the founders of Reason TV.  Through the lens of stand-up comedy, it explores how outrage culture and political correctness are eroding the space for free and outrageous expression. I was honored to compose the score for this documentary along with my writing partner Ryan Rapsys.  (please check out our new website www.MusicForLiberty.com) The film premiered at Doc NYC in November and I’m sure it will be available for viewing in the near future. I’ll make sure to post when it becomes available for public consumption.

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  • Dear tech-savvy friends, It is time for me to get a new laptop for my work life. I would love your input. I have had a Macbook and a Macbook Pro. They were both great. Should I just get yet another Apple product? The programs I use for my publishing work are not very demanding (nothing tougher than MS Word). I do need to be able to do solid videoconferencing. I do not need video games. I like long battery life so that I can work from wherever I like. I like reliability, but now that I can easily back things up in the cloud, I am less obsessed with avoiding crashes. I like relatively large screen size. I can shell out for another Apple product, but I wonder if I can get what I need from something more modest, like a Chromebook. Your expert advice would be much appreciated.

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  • There seems to be some increase within certain libertarian circles towards political correctness.  Virtually everything (but not every single thing) that is politically correct in any culture is flat wrong everywhere.

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