We’ve all had that experience where someone around us repeats a word endlessly, until a point where it loses its meaning in our heads altogether. Oftentimes referred to as semantic satiation, insults can likewise lose meaning when repeated ad nauseam.
If I were to pick one issue that causes the most infighting amongst libertarians, it would almost certainly be immigration. Some within the liberty movement see controlling borders as a rightful function of government, while others see it as a restriction
There is perhaps no more polarizing figure in the world of anarcho-capitalist theory (and in libertarianism in general) than Hans-Hermann Hoppe. His supporters label him the most brilliant mind in the movement and the philosophical heir to Murray Rothbard, the
Anarcho-capitalists argue that many facets of libertarianism are the natural chain of events when you remove the state from people’s lives. Free markets would definitely be abundant without a government injecting regulations and intervening in interests (although not necessarily capitalistically),
It is said that property rights are the cornerstone of liberty and freedom. While I share this view to a great extent, I see a grave problem. If the majority of the Earth's land is homesteaded, when does property become a
With all the polarizing rhetoric making its way through both sides of the political aisle, there’s been an uptick in talk regarding the need for aggression in the pursuit of political ends. With more and more people seemingly embracing this
There’s already plenty of articles about how libertarians shouldn’t be as divided as we are and how the infighting will prevent us from making progress, but there’s a specific item that I wanted to address in regards to this division