Single principles of Libertarianism

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Libertarians have a dazzling array of conflicting and irrational single principles that they use to define their ideology. (Under Construction)

These need to be grouped, sourced, and refuted.

Self-ownership
Party membership
Absolute rights (despotic dominion)
inalienable (unalienable) rights
non-aggression principle
non-coercion principle
no initiation of force or fraud
individual liberty
maximize individual freedom
People are responsible for their own actions
government should be as small as possible
concensus
pricing of everything
a shared intuitive sense of what is mine and what is thine
common law/torts
responsibility
Libertarianism is about non-favoritism.
property
private property ethic
all rights are property rights
rationality
contract
no public, only individuals
a political movement that seeks to significantly reduce the size and scope of government
minimal government
small government
critique of government
the free market isn't perfect, but it is the best available system
you leave me alone, and I'll leave you alone
Other people are not your property.
redistribution is the exploitation of the ‘makers’ by the ‘takers.’
Libertarianism is a theory about the proper role of the state in society.
someone whose political views emphasize individual freedom by limiting the role of government.
Libertarianism is the strand of liberal thought that focuses on the state as a threat to liberty.
liberty to be the most important value
All persons are entitled to maximum freedom consistent with equal liberty for all.
fiscally conservative, socially liberal
Principle of Freedom
All people are free to think, believe, and act as they choose, as long as they do not infringe on the equal freedom of others.
For me, my core libertarian belief is that I have the freedom to do anything that causes no harm to others, their property, or nature.
maximizing consent
Other people are not your property.
Libertarians uphold the sovereignty of each adult individual in social life.
markets work
self determination
unnecessary intervention by the gov't
libertarians simply try to solve problems with more freedom instead of less
the ideology which prioritizes liberty above other endeavors
Neutrality means that if one person is allowed to do something, all are.
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