[extropy-chat] Live from the Free State
wingcat at pacbell.net
Sun Feb 29 18:38:04 UTC 2004
--- BillK <bill at wkidston.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sat Feb 28, 2004 06:28 am Mike Lorrey wrote:
> > FSP Winter Festival
> > Ongoing this weekend in Danbury, it has been an
> opportunity for
> > porcupines to visit the state, enjoy some NH
> recreational activities,
> > meet with leaders in the state movement, and be
> involved in the
> > forming of the Free Town Project, which will
> concentrate 200-300
> > porcupines in the neighboring town of Grafton over
> the next year to
> > create a libertarian majority and serve as a test
> bed for local-level
> > libertarian policies.
> > We've been scouting properties for development,
> learning about the
> > town government from town residents, and getting
> to know this area of
> > the state much better.
> This seems a bit, - well, odd? to me.
> Would there be any objections to say, 300 Moonies,
> or 300 Muslims, doing
> exactly the same town invasion? And if so, why do
> these objections not
> apply to libertarians?
> I'm sure I remember Mike complaining about rich
> townies who move to the
> countryside, then start trying to change their
> locality to be more like
> where they came from.
Actually, there's historical precedent for this: Utah.
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