What a Libertarian Is and Is Not. What a Libertarian Is - and Is Notby Sam Wells A libertarian is a person - any person - who consistently advocates individual freedom and consistently opposes the initiation of the use of coercion by anyone upon the person or property of anyone else for any reason.
(Coercion is here defined as any action taken by a human being against the will or without the permission of another human being with respect to his or her body or property. This includes murder, rape, kidnaping, assault, trespassing, burglary, robbery, arson and fraud.) Some libertarians (such as the late Robert LeFevre) not only oppose all forms of initiatory coercion, but also the use of retaliatory coercion (revenge or criminal justice). The vast majority of libertarians, however, maintain that physical force used in self-defense or defense of one's family or property is fully justifiable. 24-types-of-authoritarians.jpg (JPEG Image, 532×799 pixels) Leading surveillance societies in the EU and the World 2007.
The Praxeology and Ethics of Traffic Lights - Justin T.P. Quinn. It's over.
There can be no hope for the state now. Its time has finally come to an end. If you think this is irrationally optimistic, click here and watch the video. You will see the state's raison d'être smashed asunder. How often do you hear the minarchist say, "Well, I don't like government, but we at least need things like traffic laws. Martin Cassini, a photographer and advocate for road deregulation, has produced a marvelous series of videos documenting the results of the Cabstand Junction Trial that started in September of 2009 in North Somerset, in Great Britain.
Without traffic lights regulating intersections, congestion has disappeared and accidents are virtually nonexistent. This may come as a shock to those who believe in the state, but not to Austrians. About - Green Anarchy. PLEASE READ!!!!!
Italic text This site is no longer being updated, and was once moved to againstcivilization.tk as some may know but that site was shut down, this will just be the site to tell of what the new site now is in case the newest one gets shut down as seems to be happening. For anyone interested in going to the site that is still being updated and is ad-free, go to green-anarchy.tk John Zerzan Twilight of the Machines bookRunning on Emptiness (a much cleaner version then the one previously uploaded) Brian Morris:Economy, Affinity and Inter-Cultural Pressure Susan Kent:Unstable Households (both prior uploads reduced in size and OCR'd.) Bob BlackAnarchy After Leftism Book October: John ZerzanElements of Refusal (note: this was already uploaded once before but thanks to someone who looks at the site this file is reduced significantly in size down to 18 mb which means you won't have to wait an hour for it to load)
Political Theories and Theorists. SacredCow Steaks. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Such was one of the great calls to arms, a true raison d’être, of so many revolutionaries during the 18th century. Yet we now live in a vastly different world. Although the core struggle for revolutionaries is still resistance against tryanny and oppression, the terrible two are recognised as being explicit in almost every aspect of our lives. SacredCow Steaks. Sweden Getting World's First Pirate-Friendly ISP. The new pirate political party in Sweden, which takes a stern anti-copyright stance, and helps out torrent-sharer Pirate Bay, now plans to launch the world's first "pirate ISP.
" It'll be anonymized, safe, and feed funds to the party itself. The machinations of Sweden-based Pirate Bay have been fascinating to watch unfold--every step seems to challenge laws and accepted norms. Like the latest development, where the Piratpartiet (Sweden's Pirate Bay-inspired copyright-fighting political party) plans to offer the world's very first pirate ISP.
The Piratepartiet has been careful to distance itself from the "operational" end of the famous file-sharing site Pirate Bay, which has been embroiled in one legal battle after another as different agencies attempt to shutter its torrent-sharing activities. But the party recently began to supply bandwidth to keep Pirate Bay alive--a relatively risk-free move that also chimes well with the party's stance on copyright reform.
Everything you ever wanted to know about anarchism. This classic statement of anarchism was written by a diverse group of anarchists in Cardiff around 1980 and it is an interesting historical record of the optimism of mainstream anarchist thought at that time.
There is probably more rubbish talked about anarchism than any other political idea. Actually, it has nothing to do with a belief in chaos, death and destruction. Anarchists do not normally carry bombs, nor do they ascribe any virtue to beating up old ladies. Statism: An Unfalsifiable Religion. George Bush and his supporters like to point to the absence of major terrorist attacks since 9-11 as a vindication: “His policies kept us safe.”
Lisa Simpson once parodied such arguments: “By your logic, I could say this rock keeps tigers away.” Homer: “Oh, how does it work.” Lisa: “It doesn’t work.