Articles by: Sara Scarlett

Education, Liberty

Cotton-wool kids become ‘safe space’ adults

Cotton-wool kids become ‘safe space’ adults

I enjoyed Sam Hooper’s piece about the increasingly aggressive phenomenon of ‘safe space’ students. I think there is value in exploring where this social attitude came from in further detail. I believe that the recent desire of students to turn the adult world into their personal comfort zone is a […]

by × March 26, 2016 ×

Conservatism, Liberty

Marriage is a barrier against the state

Marriage is a barrier against the state

In my previous piece I argued that marriage allows you to unambiguously define your family. Now I want to add to that point with regards to children. Marriage can arguably be said to have been designed for the protection and provision of children (I am not sure that the state […]

by × March 15, 2016 ×

Conservatism

A Marriage Certificate is not just a piece of paper

A Marriage Certificate is not just a piece of paper

By Sara Scarlett Recently, I have come across a new tendency amongst people my age of a libertarian/anti-state persuasion; the shunning of Marriage. It is dismissed simply because it’s ‘just a piece of paper.’ Some of you may have heard something similar to the following: “We don’t need a piece of paper […]

by × March 12, 2016 ×