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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #30)

Sat Dec 28, 2013, 06:09 PM

31. That one person sounds more like an anarcho-syndicalist

Hard-core libertarians don't seem to believe in communities -- only in individuals. They think that the only valid relationships are contractual and that altruism is a weakness. So what you say that one acquaintance believed in sounds a lot more like Chomsky-style anarcho-syndicalism.

I'm starting to wonder if the poison at the heart of libertarianism is Ayn Rand. But of course that wouldn't explain the crazies.

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