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David D. Friedman on Problems with Libertarianism

In this video from 1981, David D. Friedman lists some unresolved problems with libertarianism and also tells some funny stories about Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard, and Ayn Rand. 223 more words

Libertarianism

What's This About a NAP?

For about 2 years now I’ve labeled myself politically as an anarcho-capitalist.

Most folks have never heard that label. Prior to that I called myself a more familiar label: libertarian. 1,296 more words

Anarchy

Before the NAP

As I have stated before I grew up a conservative. This meant that I was pro-war, even when I was not entirely sure what the war was about. 569 more words

Anarchy

Why Do We Pay for Netflix?

One of the most common arguments one hears from proponents of Intellectual Property laws, besides the claim that creators have a “right” to a legal monopoly over the fruits of their labor, is that IP laws are a necessary evil without which creators would have little incentive to create.   1,115 more words

Anarchy

[FB] A Leash Has Two Ends, by Kyle Bennett

A leash has two ends.

If this article resonates with you, then you can relate to why I am an anarchist. Not that this kind of thing is the fundamental reason, but the fact is that when you couple everyone’s well-being, autonomy, values, prosperity, whatever so closely together, every individual is always at risk of theirs being steamrolled by a faceless horde they never wanted to have anything to do with.

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Politics

[FB] A Leash Has Two Ends, by Kyle Bennett

A leash has two ends.

If this article resonates with you, then you can relate to why I am an anarchist. Not that this kind of thing is the fundamental reason, but the fact is that when you couple everyone’s well-being, autonomy, values, prosperity, whatever so closely together, every individual is always at risk of theirs being steamrolled by a faceless horde they never wanted to have anything to do with. 336 more words

Inanity

My Journey from Neo-Conservativism to Anarcho-Capitalism

As I hope will become a set precedent for any blog posts that follow hereafter I will always start by defining some key terms I believe are important in understanding any thoughts I share. 1,337 more words

Political Philosophy