"On the surface, there’s a good chunk of ideas that could sit quite well with libertarians and many of the goals and changes we’ve wanted to see for years. Unfortunately, there’s a lot on the other side of this equation that needs a look over."
"Have you ever wondered why so many people have such bad political views? Why is it we all seem to have that extended family member who thinks they have the answer to every political question (despite dubious credentials)? More than almost any other topic, political opinions are prone to over-confidence."
"Want some ammo to put the nails in the coffin and bury the “social contract” argument you confront so often on social media? Keep reading."
There is no moral high ground with Ocasio-Cortez; it’s actually quite the opposite. I suspect that her political philosophy is fueled by hatred of the other; it is the politics of resentment.
"In the libertarian realm, it’s our general failure to acknowledge the emotional aspects of both our opposition and more importantly those we wish to convert, that leads to our arguments falling short in the public eye."
“The freer the market, the freer the people” still rings true, but it should be fought for on the merits of what it is rather than what amounts to little more than hypothetical cures.
"This is the frontier libertarians need to conquer. Evidence and logic are great at justifying ideas and developing a platform, but it is the heartfelt rhetoric that infuses people with a desire to learn." writes Luke Henderson in his final segment of Things Libertarians Need to Change.
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