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; Self-ownership
 
; Self-ownership
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;Other people are not your property.
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;Party membership
 
;Party membership
 +
 
;Absolute rights (despotic dominion)
 
;Absolute rights (despotic dominion)
 +
 
;inalienable (unalienable) rights
 
;inalienable (unalienable) rights
 +
 
;non-aggression principle
 
;non-aggression principle
 
;non-coercion principle
 
;non-coercion principle
 
;non-interference (Lester, Billy Christmas)
 
;non-interference (Lester, Billy Christmas)
 
;no proactive constraints (Lester)
 
;no proactive constraints (Lester)
 +
 
;no initiation of force or fraud
 
;no initiation of force or fraud
 
;Libertarianism claims to do nothing other than answer the question of when violence is permissible. (Cantwell)
 
;Libertarianism claims to do nothing other than answer the question of when violence is permissible. (Cantwell)
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;individual liberty
 
;individual liberty
 +
;liberty to be the most important value
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;the ideology which prioritizes liberty above other endeavors
 +
 
;maximize individual freedom
 
;maximize individual freedom
 +
;All persons are entitled to maximum freedom consistent with equal liberty for all.
 +
;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.
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;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.
 +
 
;Freedom is first of all our birthright (Murray)
 
;Freedom is first of all our birthright (Murray)
 +
 
;People are responsible for their own actions
 
;People are responsible for their own actions
;government should be as small as possible
+
 
 
;concensus
 
;concensus
 +
;maximizing consent
 +
 
;pricing of everything
 
;pricing of everything
;a shared intuitive sense of what is mine and what is thine
+
;contract
 +
;markets work
 +
;the free market isn't perfect, but it is the best available system
 +
 
 
;common law/torts
 
;common law/torts
 +
 
;responsibility
 
;responsibility
 +
 
;Libertarianism is about non-favoritism.
 
;Libertarianism is about non-favoritism.
 
;property
 
;property
 
;private property ethic
 
;private property ethic
 
;all rights are property rights
 
;all rights are property rights
 +
 
;rationality
 
;rationality
;contract
+
 
 
;no public, only individuals
 
;no public, only individuals
 
;there is no social entity . . . . there are only individual people (Nozick)
 
;there is no social entity . . . . there are only individual people (Nozick)
 +
 
;a political movement that seeks to significantly reduce the size and scope of government
 
;a political movement that seeks to significantly reduce the size and scope of government
 
;minimal government
 
;minimal government
 
;small government
 
;small government
 +
;government should be as small as possible
 
;critique of 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.
 
;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.
 
;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.
 
;Libertarianism is the strand of liberal thought that focuses on the state as a threat to liberty.
;liberty to be the most important value
+
;unnecessary intervention by the gov't
;All persons are entitled to maximum freedom consistent with equal liberty for all.
+
 
 +
;you leave me alone, and I'll leave you alone
 +
;a shared intuitive sense of what is mine and what is thine
 +
 
 +
;redistribution is the exploitation of the ‘makers’ by the ‘takers.
 +
 
 
;fiscally conservative, socially liberal
 
;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.
 
;Libertarians uphold the sovereignty of each adult individual in social life.
;markets work
+
 
 
;self determination
 
;self determination
;unnecessary intervention by the gov't
+
 
 
;libertarians simply try to solve problems with more freedom instead of less
 
;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.
+
;Neutrality means that if one person is allowed to do something, all are.
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Revision as of 14:48, 15 May 2020

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
Other people are not your property.
Party membership
Absolute rights (despotic dominion)
inalienable (unalienable) rights
non-aggression principle
non-coercion principle
non-interference (Lester, Billy Christmas)
no proactive constraints (Lester)
no initiation of force or fraud
Libertarianism claims to do nothing other than answer the question of when violence is permissible. (Cantwell)
individual liberty
liberty to be the most important value
the ideology which prioritizes liberty above other endeavors
maximize individual freedom
All persons are entitled to maximum freedom consistent with equal liberty for all.
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.
Freedom is first of all our birthright (Murray)
People are responsible for their own actions
concensus
maximizing consent
pricing of everything
contract
markets work
the free market isn't perfect, but it is the best available system
common law/torts
responsibility
Libertarianism is about non-favoritism.
property
private property ethic
all rights are property rights
rationality
no public, only individuals
there is no social entity . . . . there are only individual people (Nozick)
a political movement that seeks to significantly reduce the size and scope of government
minimal government
small government
government should be as small as possible
critique of government
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.
unnecessary intervention by the gov't
you leave me alone, and I'll leave you alone
a shared intuitive sense of what is mine and what is thine
redistribution is the exploitation of the ‘makers’ by the ‘takers.’
fiscally conservative, socially liberal
Libertarians uphold the sovereignty of each adult individual in social life.
self determination
libertarians simply try to solve problems with more freedom instead of less
Neutrality means that if one person is allowed to do something, all are.


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