Quotation Explorer - 'Stefan Molyneux'

Good philosophy is always hate speech to evil doers. - Stefan Molyneux
The paralysis of potential is essential to the manufacturing of victims. - Stefan Molyneux
If you can convince people that freedom is injustice, they will then believe that slavery is freedom. - Stefan Molyneux
Those who make conversations impossible, make escalation inevitable. - Stefan Molyneux
Excessive praise arises from the same bigotry matrix as excessive criticism. - Stefan Molyneux
We already live on the planet of war, we already live on the red planet, and it's a war against children. All the other wars are just the shadows of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
The government is a giant logjam in the eternal river of human potential. - Stefan Molyneux
The processing of universals is the job of the unconscious. If we feed it the opposite it breaks; when it breaks we break and the people around us break. - Stefan Molyneux
Mental anguish always results from the avoidance of legitimate suffering. - Stefan Molyneux
To be yourself is in many ways to be inconvenient to others. Only placaters and appeasers get along with other people all the time and that's not really getting along with anyone. That's just self erasure. - Stefan Molyneux
We are creatures built on a house of cards of language. - Stefan Molyneux
Sanity is not about confrontation. It's about filtering. Having a stable and happy life is about saying "no" to crazy people, not about inviting them in and then hoping that confrontations are going to make them sane. - Stefan Molyneux
Record what you can, pursue your passions, connect with the world, fight the good fight, defy evil, shine incandescently as best you can. And it doesn't matter what field it's in but, it does matter that we leave something that accumulates over time. - Stefan Molyneux
The ruling classes use broken and smashed up childhoods as weaponised instruments of domination around the world. This is why the government has no incentive to end child abuse; because the government needs abuse victims as enforcers. - Stefan Molyneux
You cannot connect with anyone except through reality. - Stefan Molyneux
The unconscious is the true accumulation of your history. It can be accepted or rejected but it can't fundamentally be altered. - Stefan Molyneux
We are haunted houses of history. Nobody that we meet ever dies while we are alive. - Stefan Molyneux
Pulse proximity is not intimacy. - Stefan Molyneux
The only part of you that hurts when you're given the truth is the part that lives on lies. - Stefan Molyneux
Statism ends with an eye roll. - Stefan Molyneux
There's a huge swath of humanity that has developed verbal abilities to extract resources from guilt-ridden people.They used to be priests, and now they're leftists. - Stefan Molyneux
Tyranny is the wolf cast by the shadows of sheep. - Stefan Molyneux
The vast majority of people are unthinking prejudice machines. - Stefan Molyneux
The world, viewed philosophically, remains a series of slave camps, where citizens tax livestock labor under the chains of illusion in the service of their masters. - Stefan Molyneux
Government is a gun that shoots money at your enemy and blows up in your face. - Stefan Molyneux
Awkward silences rule the world. People are so terrified of awkward silences that they will literally go to war rather than face an awkward silence. - Stefan Molyneux
What we do not confront, we inhabit.What we do not reject, we accept.What we do not fight, we become. - Stefan Molyneux
Spiritual": religion without any rules. All the comfort of fictitious friends with none of their demands. - Stefan Molyneux
You cannot have an agency that defends your property, which also has the right to violate your property rights at will. That's like hiring a bodyguard that you pay to beat you up randomly. - Stefan Molyneux
(To the haters) You are not extinguishing the bright lights of mankind, you're simply burying yourself in an unmarked grave. - Stefan Molyneux
The greater the gap between self perception and reality, the more aggression is unleashed on those who point out the discrepancy. - Stefan Molyneux
Tribalism is an addiction that is driven by false beliefs that need to be reflected back to be perceived as true. - Stefan Molyneux
The three most important words in a relationship are not, 'I love you,' but, 'Tell me more. - Stefan Molyneux
I will feel no guilt on shutting my door to those who didn't listen. - Stefan Molyneux
Guilt is a feeling that you owe a debt that you're not paying. - Stefan Molyneux
It’s been easier to convince people to hand over half their income, their children to war, and their freedoms in perpetuity, than to engage them in seriously considering how roads might function in the absence of taxation. - Stefan Molyneux
When people have invested their identities into clichés, the only counter argument they have is 'being offended'. - Stefan Molyneux
If you can't share what's important to you with the people around you, then you have no relationships. It's all just proximity, and turkey, and sports, and weather, and bullshit. - Stefan Molyneux
Imagining that you are deep and complex, but others are simple, is one of the primary signs of malignant selfishness. - Stefan Molyneux
Baseless victimhood is usually the last stage before outright aggression. - Stefan Molyneux
The degree to which the psychiatric community is complicit with abusive parents in drugging non-compliant children is a war crime across the generations, and there will be a Nuremberg at some point in the future - Stefan Molyneux
I refuse to let the standards of evil people chip away at my capacity for integrity. - Stefan Molyneux
Democracy is a suggestion box for slaves. - Stefan Molyneux
We have won the time lottery of the last 4 billion years. - Stefan Molyneux
The tombstone over the grave of the conscience always reads: "Human Nature". - Stefan Molyneux
The word "rights", is something that governments need to provide you and protect you from but, the governments are the basic violators of all human rights. - Stefan Molyneux
There's great peace in surrendering to principles - Stefan Molyneux
The goal of parenting is to create self-sufficient virtues in children. Applying external pressure and punishments tends to teach them fear-based compliance rather than the internalization of moral standards. - Stefan Molyneux
When people encounter the free market and they recoil or react negatively to it, they're merely confessing that voluntaryism, trade and negotiation are foreign and threatening to them, which tells you everything about how tragically they were raised. - Stefan Molyneux
If you want kids, choose your girlfriend like your future child has the deciding vote. - Stefan Molyneux
Facts do not fall in the face of discomfort. - Stefan Molyneux
Historical definition of a country's borders... "...here's where my murder geography ends and your murder geography begins, at least until I get more murderers to expand my murder-fest. - Stefan Molyneux
When you go with first principles, a giant light goes off in what you think is a city and turns out to be an insane asylum. - Stefan Molyneux
Evil ethicists are the holocaust of humanity; if philosophy can be the instant sunlight to their endless vampirism, it will save more lives than all the doctors who have ever lived. - Stefan Molyneux
I don't think it is a good mental health practice to fantasize that you know the infinite thoughts of imaginary entities. - Stefan Molyneux
Anybody who tries to change society without first examining the family, is trying to push a shadow without moving a statue. - Stefan Molyneux
The only relationships that exist are based on truth. Everything else is just a mutual and isolating delusion. - Stefan Molyneux
When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign. - Stefan Molyneux
There's no weakness as great as false strength. - Stefan Molyneux
A philosopher is someone who promotes moral excellence, argues for moral excellence, and gets other people to behave morally and excellently based on those arguments. - Stefan Molyneux
Social anxiety results from being around people who are resolutely opposed to who you are. - Stefan Molyneux
Irrational expectations are at the root of most human suffering. - Stefan Molyneux
Asshole Proximity Disorder - Stefan Molyneux
- Government -Free Shit for Idiots - Stefan Molyneux
There is no key to open the heart of another - except curiosity. - Stefan Molyneux
Vengeance against predators is meals on wheels. - Stefan Molyneux
There is nothing that is going to make people hate you more, and love you more, than telling the truth. - Stefan Molyneux
The acknowledgement of having suffered evil is the greatest step forward in mental health. - Stefan Molyneux
We've got this weird dysgenic situation where we're basically just paying idiots to breed and taxing intelligent people to stay away from each other with anything remotely resembling fertility. - Stefan Molyneux
Promote the voluntary family; voluntarism is the only known cure for abuses of power - in politics, the economy or the family. - Stefan Molyneux
Statism is an unnatural disaster. - Stefan Molyneux
An atheist who is a statist is just another theist. - Stefan Molyneux
Improving the world can be a nasty and ugly and difficult and dangerous business...because when you improve the world, you threaten the entrenched interests of evil people. - Stefan Molyneux
Compassion without discipline is egregious self-sabotage. - Stefan Molyneux
There is no external solution to the problem of insecurity. - Stefan Molyneux
Blessed are the peacemakers? Billed are the warmongers, and then you shall have peace. - Stefan Molyneux
No rules for the rulers is tyranny for the subjects. Freedom for politicians is enslavement for citizens. - Stefan Molyneux
All money does with an empty heart is allow you to be miserable in style. - Stefan Molyneux
The whole purpose of propaganda is to make the obvious seem obscure, or offensive - Stefan Molyneux
Anger is the immune system of the soul. - Stefan Molyneux
History is the same story with different costumes. - Stefan Molyneux
Accepting necessary conflicts for the sake of improving the lives of children is the only fundamental moral crusade that matters. - Stefan Molyneux
Lies don't make you happy. They just make you lie about being happy. - Stefan Molyneux
The law is an opinion with a gun. - Stefan Molyneux
You look back in time to when there was slavery and you think 'how did people even remotely believe that this was a good idea?'.It's incomprehensible for us to think of what the mindset was 100 or 200 years ago. I hope to make the present as incomprehensible to the future as the past is to us. - Stefan Molyneux
The war is against children, and all the other wars are just a shadow of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
To connect is to dissolve the imaginary pyramids of artificial privilege. - Stefan Molyneux
Those suffering from terminal falsehood seek out each other, like a drunk seeks out a wall so that he doesn't fall down. - Stefan Molyneux
Distraction serves evil more than any other mental state. - Stefan Molyneux
Excuses are a promise of repetition. - Stefan Molyneux
All we think about in the cycle of violence is men. If we miss the oestrogen factor we cannot solve the cycle of violence. We cannot bring peace to the world unless we hold women accountable and morally responsible, particularly for their attacks upon children. - Stefan Molyneux
One of the best ways of repressing emotions is artificial certainty. - Stefan Molyneux
All mental unhappiness is the avoidance of legitimate suffering - Stefan Molyneux
Deep connection is the antidote to madness. - Stefan Molyneux
I never really grew up until I had kids. - Stefan Molyneux
It takes a huge amount of culture to normalize "crazy", and of course that's its main focus - Stefan Molyneux
Forgiveness is created by the restitution of the abuser; of the wrongdoer. It is not something to be squeeeeeezed out of the victim in a further act of conscience-corrupting abuse. - Stefan Molyneux
Rights" are something made up by governments to make you feel like you're buying something with your taxes. - Stefan Molyneux
If the sound of happy children is grating on your ears, I don't think it's the children who need to be adjusted. - Stefan Molyneux
The entire Nazi war machine was only possible because of past, present and future violations of the non aggression principle (achievable only through government). - Stefan Molyneux
It is really exhausting to live in a dictatorship of 'Me', which is basically a tyranny of others. - Stefan Molyneux
For the most part, people strenuously resist any redefinition of morality, because it shakes them to the very core of their being to think that in pursuing virtue they may have been feeding vice, or in fighting vice they may have in fact been fighting virtue. - Stefan Molyneux
Using coercion to drive charity is like using kidnapping to create love. - Stefan Molyneux
The move towards the extension of personhood to children is already underway, and is utterly, completely and totally unstoppable! - Stefan Molyneux
The expression of preferences is the essence of love. - Stefan Molyneux
Conformity to the present is invisibility to the future. - Stefan Molyneux
Knowledge is responsibility, which is why people resist knowledge. - Stefan Molyneux
Culture makes lies plausible through exposure to time. It makes prejudice seem like physics intergenerationally. It is therefore the most dangerous opponent of philosophy, because it feels the most credible to the average person. - Stefan Molyneux
The major abscess in the mind is a lack of acknowledgement of evil. - Stefan Molyneux
We are supposed to call poison medicine and we wonder why we're always sick. - Stefan Molyneux
Socialism, or communism as it is sometimes called, is merely a secular religion, where the State becomes a god. - Stefan Molyneux
Deep pockets and empty hearts rule the world. We unleash them at our peril. - Stefan Molyneux
The true self is that which is in touch with reality. The false self is the aspects of your personality that are adapted to threats and no longer consciously recognizes either the adaptation or the threat. - Stefan Molyneux
Ever wonder why the media never refers to 18 or 19 year old American soldiers as "armed teens"? - Stefan Molyneux
Almost all heroism is designed to make you inert by placing it in a context that you can't possibly act on. - Stefan Molyneux
The best way to destroy the decrepit is to build the glorious. - Stefan Molyneux
Empathy is the sunlight to the vampire of culture. - Stefan Molyneux
We raise predators by treating children as prey. - Stefan Molyneux
The ones who are insane enough to think that they can rule the world are always the ones who do. - Stefan Molyneux
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