Markets Are Amoral
From Critiques Of Libertarianism
Markets are tools, with as much morality in them as hammers. Hammers can build, hammers can kill: so can markets. Libertarians pretend markets and the transactions within them are always moral, but they are not.
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Mike Huben, "Libertarianism in One Lesson; The Third Lesson"