No problem man, thanks for the post.
I also have a problem with when scarcity no longer exists. I think it's demonstrated pretty well with the piracy issue. First off, I'm pretty anti-IP. I do not think people can have ownership of ideas. As long as you didn't obtain the IP through an agreement stating otherwise I do not see any reason to enforce the whim of the copyright holder. Same with resources: if all of a sudden BHP discovered an unlimited well of oil I'm not sure how I'd react.
Mostly these are things I just need explanations for. I still adhere to the theory of liberty found in the non-aggression principle. It's like... a concern of mine - things that seem to run contrary to intuition. This means they warrant investigation, but not abandonment of the NAP.
Thanks for the message :)
Yeah I know right! I decided to argue as a devil's advocate for a libertarian position and it made so much sense I stuck with it. I still think workers control in a business is admirable, just that it should be optional. If a bunch of people want to form a cooperative I have no problem with it - it can be a fine way to run a business! Again, just gotta avoid the coercion.
I still have issues with the homestead principle. Probably the largest area of disagreement actually. I'm not sure what to think. Seems that in a state of nature land should be shared among all, but I don't really see any reason why this should change. In fact, in areas where you must decide ownership I have a problem. I like all my views to be principled and not arbitrary. Still looking into this, got a pretty long reading list at the moment haha. Got any thoughts that can help me with this? (message has to be split)
Hey mate. Yeah not really sure. Just calling it how I see it.
I guess I am. Still got issues to work out/investigate, but I can see myself going that way. Have some issues with children, the military and some public goods. I guess everyone is on a journey though.
Thanks, LS, appreciate that.
Thanks! It probably wont be for long, life is busy, but with the elections I couldn't resist!
I'm so sorry to hear that. :( I do hope that you post more. You are very thoughtful and Lord knows that is needed here.
Sweet! I saw your post in the liberalism group, went to respond to it, and didn't have the option. I don't remember if I left the group or not. Anyway, it's good to see that you're back!
Hey, Longshot, you're back. Alright!
You gave it your best shot...8)
No problem. Your posts merit them. Keep it up.
:) Good night.
Socrates was paid in pederasty so I'm not sure if I would allow myself to be executed like Crito.
Do you ever wish there was a single country or island that everyone who wants liberty can go to without having to deal with statist tools? They are so bothersome.
I'm probably weirder than you...I'm way down the Ron Paul hole. Drank every last bit of that Kool Aid. :)
Looks like it's a podcast? Never listened to it.
I like your signature :D
Hi to you as well! I enjoy your posts, especially on matters of economics. Keep them coming!
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