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Why Knowledge “Is” Power

Real Power is the degree to which a person has control over their own circumstances. Rollo Tomassi, Rational Male “Freedom” and “liberty” are not directly tied to anarchism or libertarianism, but let’s be honest: Most people interested or enthusiastic about the ideology are drawn to … Continue reading

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A Political Sabbatical and Some Passing Thoughts

After giving it a great deal of thought I’ve decided to take a bit of a break from blogging here. Consider it a political sabbatical. You can still reach me at anarchistnotebook@gmail.com. Maybe your question or thought might inspire a … Continue reading

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The Man Behind the Curtain

It seems my previous misgivings about the publisher of a certain “libertarian” site were not entirely unfounded. Honestly, at first I thought the comment was mere sarcasm or facetiousness. But then I found this and this. All together again, class: If you believe in … Continue reading

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Anti-Authoritarianism vs. Anti-Totalitarianism

Libertarianism is often described as a system of “rules without rulers.” While I have employed it when describing the philosophy, I think it lends itself to misinterpretation. A more accurate, albeit less catchy, description would be a system in which all authority … Continue reading

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Publisher of Libertarian Republic: I’m a Constitutionalist/Minarchist

In his own words for an article at the Libertarian Republic  discussing his skepticism of a nonexistent libertarian orthodoxy, the publisher says the following: I’m a constitutionalist because I believe that individuals have the right to contract with one another via democratic processes … Continue reading

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How We Ever Going to Get There If We Don’t Start Somewhere?

Obviously the idea of reducing and then abolishing the state sounds inane. This is because people misinterpret what libertarians are actually saying. The inference is that we intend to carry this out tomorrow, when what we are actually offering is … Continue reading

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Does Hate Speech Violate the NAP?

In short, no. There are so many things that have to be unpacked from the question, however, let me elaborate.

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