[ExI] Serfdom and libertarian critiques (Was: Call to Libertarians)
pharos at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 17:32:44 UTC 2011
On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 4:32 PM, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> Bill, I'm not sure that's communist exactly. Totalitarian, possibly.
> But London is the most camera heavy city in the world (by my
> understanding) so big brother is watching anyway.
You are correct. Totalitarian is a better word.
But I am not using it to describe London as it is at present.
I am using it to describe Rafal's ideal Libertarian society where an
individual has to pay for everything they do.
As Rafal said:
"When you want things to actually work, the
economics narrative (price, supply, demand, incentive) always beats
the political narrative (Conservative scum, good Liberals)".
You want to use my road? - Pay up.
You want to inconvenience me by stopping my car so you can cross the
road? - Pay up.
Etc. ad infinitum.
So you have to track every member of society to see what chargeable
services they are using and send them a monthly bill. Is that really
the Libertarian society you want?
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