[ExI] Dumb scheme to pay for resources [WAS Re: Serfdom and libertarian critiques.]

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Mon Mar 7 19:30:04 UTC 2011

On 03/05/2011 11:24 AM, Richard Loosemore wrote:
> John Clark wrote:
>> On Mar 4, 2011, at 1:31 PM, Richard Loosemore wrote:
>>> So all these motorists in London each have to carry some kind of 
>>> device in their car so that when a pedestian tries to use the road 
>>> and slow them down, the motorist can somehow get money out of them:  
>>> "You want to cross in front of my car? There's a toll!".
>>> So what is the device that will let them do this?  Ah, yes, a gun.
>> Anybody can use the Florida turnpike, it's not free but there are no 
>> tool booths; a robot camera takes a picture of your license plate and 
>> mails a bill to your home, you don't even need to slow down.
> Neither you nor Rafal seem to be comprehending my point.
> The logical conclusion of this insane libertarian way to design a 
> society is that every aspect of a person's behavior that impinges on 
> other people must have "tolls" whenever each person does something 
> that potentially impacts someone else.

Read Rothbard.  Until you do you will be ignored.

- samantha

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