[ExI] dead weight
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed May 15 19:47:01 UTC 2019
I think it's naive because open borders everywhere would create world-wide
chaos - people going to the first world countries, overwhelming the systems
- boatloads of people from Bangladesh, Kenya, Indonesia and scores more.
And the places they left would not be able to function at all.
Central America and Mexico, for one region, would nearly empty into Texas,
New Mexico, and so on. I believe in freedom and in ideals, but I also
believe in reality, and the reality is that open borders would never, ever
work from a practical point of view. Convince me otherwise.
Iealism bill w
On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 1:47 PM Dan TheBookMan <danust2012 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 15, 2019, at 10:25 AM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>
> People should be free to peacefully migrate wherever they please rather
> than wherever some ruling elite decides (whether that decision involves a
> voting majority or whatnot).
> You accuse others of being naive, but the above is the most naive thing I
> have seen since I joined this group.
> bill w
> Curious how you ignored the first part of my paragraph.... You know, the
> part where I state: “Since others have raised it here too, the libertarian
> position on immigration is open borders or, rather, no borders.” Don’t you
> feel that maybe that has some relevance here?
> But let me ignore that. Why do you believe the part you quoted is naive?
> To guess, perhaps you believe I think the libertarian position is popular
> or could somehow become policy in the US soon (in the next five years). No,
> I think the libertarian position is unpopular and would be very unlucky to
> become the policy in the US anytime soon. (I don’t believe it’s impossible
> for it ever become popular or _the_ policy. After all, people’s views can
> change and so can other factors. But I don’t believe that simply because I
> think something is the right thing to do that others will necessarily both
> agree with and agree with me enough to impact policy.)
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