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  1. Sep 2021
    1. If you have always wanted to know what it feels like to get stuck in a nonconsensual, one-way conversation with a libertarian high-school debate captain who’s more in love with his own brain than you will ever be with anyone or anything, Greenwald has just done you a great service. (I can already hear the debate captain shouting “point of personal privilege,” so I’ll try to steer clear of ad hominem from here on out.)
  2. Mar 2021
  3. Feb 2021
    1. Polly Toynbee. (2021, January 4). This shows how tiny and irrelevant the libertarian/anti-mask/freedomloving/Coviddeniers are: Media shld ignore them and those crazed MPs.Shameful PM waits for YouGov poll to tell him what to do, too many deaths later. [Tweet]. @pollytoynbee. https://twitter.com/pollytoynbee/status/1346148556936273920

  4. Apr 2020
    1. The great and chief end, therefore, of men's uniting into com-Il10nwealths, and putting themselves under government, is the preser­vation of their property; to which in the state of nature there are manythings wanting.

      To me, this seems to be a very libertarian view. Locke see's the chief end as being the extension of property and political freedom, with a group of people who consent to being governed while also having the right to their own freedom and property.

  5. Mar 2020
    1. While Americans tend to prioritize individual liberty, Europeans are more inclined to value the role of the state. Americans are generally more tolerant of offensive speech than Europeans. That has translated to a greater impetus to regulate tech in Europe.
  6. Dec 2019
    1. These writings are the result of my own analysis, which comes from a libertarian perspective