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To: SteamshipTime
WRONG! An anarchist is anyone who opposes authority, established order and ruling power. An anarchist supports and promotes chaos, as a reasonable alternative to civilized society. Libertarians are mini anarchists, who uphold the principles of absolute and unrestricted liberty. In other words, behavior that is without limitations. Just more of the chaotic philosophy that is at the core of libertarian thinking.
32 posted on 09/23/2002 9:33:13 AM PDT by Reagan Man
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To: Reagan Man
Government is not the source of civilized society. Indeed, the increasing social breakdown which you see all around you correlates exactly with the increase in government.
34 posted on 09/23/2002 9:36:13 AM PDT by SteamshipTime
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To: Reagan Man
Just more of the chaotic philosophy that is at the core of libertarian thinking.

On the contrary, the core libertarian philosophy is no offensive use of force or fraud, or stated differently, the Golden Rule. It is a moral absolute.

Modern conservative and liberal philosophy is relativist at its core, as it purports to justify the offensive use of force or fraud against individuals to benefit a collective, and therefore allegedly "greater," good.

36 posted on 09/23/2002 9:43:00 AM PDT by SteamshipTime
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