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
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
Having begun my life in the libertarian movement as a bit of purist myself, I have become more pragmatic over time. For example, I have come to a greater appreciation that the libertarian movement needs to be careful and prudent. However,