Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 5 16:58:46 UTC 2017

On Mar 5, 2017, at 2:53 AM, Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are witnessing a John's slow drift toward the left for several years now.
>> On Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 12:01 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 2:21 PM, Legionara <legionara at openmailbox.org> wrote:
>>> ​> ​Take from the rich and give to the poor and everybody is poor.
>> ​As Bob Dylan would say ​The Times They Are A-Changin'​ ; not surprising I suppose as we approach the Singularity. 3 examples:    ​
>> ​1) Slogans that I myself would have spouted until very recently no longer make sense to me.
>> 2) Due to the advance of technology, for the first time in human history it is no longer a economic necessity that somebody be poor.
>> 3) Strict adherence to classical libertarian dogma, will lead to the collapse of civilization 
>> And if you think these 3 changes in thought are ​all ​that will be necessary in the future then you just don't understand what a meat grinder the Singularity will be. Flexibility will be essential for survival and these are just the first 3 baby steps.  ​

Libertarianism is on the Far Left.

I question whether John ever was a libertarian in any meaningful sense. Sure, he might have fancied himself one, but so do many other folks who are simply nothing more than folks willing to legalize pot, but who otherwise want to stomp out freedom.


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