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1  General Category / General Discussion / Re: Human Rights are Innate to Mankind on: December 21, 2015, 09:44:51 PM
Are you willing to initiate violence against the rich man, the doctor, relatives or the community to accomplish this? 

You might want to read up on 'rights'.  You are asserting privileges, not rights.
The right to life means that nobody should take it, not that others must provide it.

2  General Category / General Discussion / Re: World Peace in 20 Words or Less! on: March 17, 2015, 09:51:20 PM
It's wrong to force a person to do anything that that person doesn't want to do.



It is absolutely ethical to force a person to provide restitution (even if they don't want to).
3  Questions And Challenges / Questions About Anarcho-Capitalism / Re: Health Care and long-term disability on: November 17, 2014, 08:27:54 PM
If an individual is disabled-from birth- to the extent that he/she is unable to work, nor does he/she have familial support, how is he/she supposed to live in an AnCap system?

There is only two answers:  Violence or Voluntary.   We can set up a system of violence to force some people to provide for the needs of others or we can set up a system of voluntary charity.   

An AnCap system, following the non-aggression principle would fight the initiation of violence and embrace the system of charity. 
4  General Category / General Discussion / Re: Basic Income on: October 31, 2014, 07:36:32 PM
Appears to sound like the free market 'stocks', but I assume (based on history) that 'publicly owned' enterprises are created through violence (i.e., taxation) and am against the initiation of force.   Also who is to determine the amount for a "person to survive on"?  Vary, from city to city, young to old, healthy to sick?
5  General Category / General Discussion / Re: My Dead Hope for a peaceful anarchist future... on: October 15, 2014, 07:20:10 PM
I'm sick of it, really. Why is there such a harsh division between ancoms and ancaps? I know we have conflicting views on property, but can we at the very least just keep to ourselves AFTER we help each other take out the REAL monster? Please, is there ANY example out there on the internet of ancaps and ancoms working together? I'm not looking forward to the post-state world anymore thanks to the hatred that's prevalent between us, and believe me: THAT'S saying A LOT.

What if there's a Libertarian Cold War in the future? The possibility is very much alive...I can imagine us repeating history and behaving just as tyrannically as the US and the USSR. I can imagine both of us becoming HYPOCRITES the MINUTE a SMALL degree of coercion is first utilized by either side.

I've been depressed over this for a pretty long time...I just want peace. Peace that doesn't have to be created through violence...

Why the division?  Ancoms are open about taking my property for which I've worked hard (i.e., traded by life). 

 Sad
6  General Category / Lounge / Re: A simple understanding of definitions and differences on: September 30, 2014, 10:20:48 PM
anarchy = without rulers
capitalism = free trade/market

Not all those that wish not to be ruled embrace the free market.

7  General Category / General Discussion / Re: The Day to Day on: September 25, 2014, 06:41:49 PM
An interesting, to me, thought experiment, on this can be read at: On the Steppes of Central Asia http://anarchism.net/steppes.htm
8  General Category / General Discussion / Re: Opinions on Ayn Rand on: September 18, 2014, 07:36:45 PM
If I understand correctly English was not her native language.  For having written such widely read books in a second language demonstrates quite the skill.   I applaud any efforts that help the masses at least ponder for a moment.    I believe she has had a greater impact on the 'American Thought  Process' then all that spout ugliness about her.



9  Videos / Anarcho-Capitalist Videos / Re: The Truth About Capitalism on: September 04, 2014, 06:52:14 PM
The signal to noise ratio was much too low for me to endure more than 90 seconds of the first video.
Seriously why the huge pauses between phrases?  Why the slide into focus crap and then bam! red?
10  General Category / General Discussion / Re: Why is there so many different flavors of 'Anarchy'? on: August 30, 2014, 09:19:29 AM
Pretty much agreement with the first part, but then you threw in the claim "In closing, if you claim to be an 'Anarchist' you cannot claim to be anything else, ie: ... Capitalist," and my bullshit meter blew up.

Now it would have been okay with me if you would have wrote "Crony Capitalist" (or Crapitalist).

I own a computer (my capital).  Using my capital I wrote and sold (in a purely voluntary exchange) software.  I am therefore a capitalist and my actions were exactly inline with anarchy.

Are you claiming that under anarchy one can not own the means of production?

11  Questions And Challenges / Challenges To Anarcho-Capitalism / Re: Land on: August 18, 2014, 07:03:26 PM
I see what your saying but what I mean is, is a country where everything is owned a good thing? Why would people build parks if there was no way to profit from it?

As long as initiated force or fraud is non-existent (or punished appropriately) what does it matter about everything owned?  Besides 'owned' really just means 'controlled'.  Is there any land in the US that is not controlled? (yes you might find pockets where federal law is lax in enforcement, but the control is still there).

What makes you think that people can't profit from a park?  And/Or why would they necessarily want to profit? 
12  General Category / General Discussion / Re: Arguments for Capitalism on: August 17, 2014, 03:40:11 PM
Hi guys,
As I've stated in several blogs I am still undecided on which economic system I think would be the fairest and most effective
So I was wondering if some capitalists could tell me why capitalism is the best system, any other economic ideals welcome, its just from what I understand the majority of users on this blog are ancap.
Cheers

I have a computer (my capital).  I wrote a program and sold it in a voluntary transaction therefore  I am a capitalist. 

If you want effective turn the world over to a dictator/king.  If you want fair rid the world of initiated force.
13  General Category / General Discussion / Re: Help! on: August 01, 2014, 09:28:04 AM
Whenever I argue with my friends and family about politics and anarchy the one thing they always catch me out on is this: In a society that relies highly on co-operation, what do you do with the people that refuse to co-operate without hurting their liberties?
So basically can you guys let me know how you would answer this question?

Ethical people, when informed about the criminality of another, will refuse (perhaps by contract) to provide goods/services to the criminal.   In one such scenario the providers (water, electricity, internet, groceries, etc) will be told X harmed Y.  They would then refuse services to X.    X would be 'forced' with the decision to leave or provide restitution to Y.
14  General Category / General Discussion / Re: StormCloudsGathering? on: August 01, 2014, 09:20:49 AM
What opinions do you guys have on Adam Kokesh and Stefan Molyneux? Kokesh is Ancap I think but I am unsure of Molyneux

Molyneux, in my opinion, is ancap.  He keeps hammering the 'first principles' of respect for property rights and the free market - I don't know how else to interpret that other than ancap.    I listen to his podcasts while doing other activities.
15  General Category / General Discussion / Re: Opinions? on: August 01, 2014, 09:18:29 AM
Ok so I'm just wondering what your opinions are on the following things:
•The (NHS) National Health Service that we have in Britain, better than privatisation of health services?
•The wage system, good or bad?
•Money? Some extreme anarchists believe money should be abolished altogether, what do you think?
•Police? Same as money, except I think quite a large amount of anarchists believe police should be abolished
•Favored form of anarchism e.g. Ancap, Ancom, Primitivism
Thanks guys

1)  I should have the freedom to negotiate with ANYBODY (government approved or not) for ANY (including health) services.  I should NOT be forced to fund the health care of anybody else unless restitution (I initiated harm upon them).

2) I should have the freedom to negotiate with anybody for a voluntary exchange of good/services. This negotiation may or may not involve wages.

3) I should have the freedom to any token of exchange for #1 or #2.

4) I should have the freedom to off-load my self-defense to a third party.  I should have the freedom to join with others in doing so.  The employee(s) we hire have no more rights than we (their employer) individually have .

5)  I don't give a damn what others do as long as they do not initiate force nor fraud and they clean up their messes.

Freedom of association - it's about time!
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