You’re still using the inexact “hurt people” rendition of libertarianism. Why not change this, and become more accurate in your description of this philosophy of ours?
The point is, under libertarianism, we are indeed allowed to “hurt” others. For example, by competing with them for customers, spouses, in athletic contests, etc. Why not say, instead, “threaten or initiate violence against” or “violate the rights of”?
We don’t want to give a wrong impression of what libertarianism is all about do we? Especially not publicly, and by leaders of the LP.Simply pis the idea that every person ha
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