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KOL362 | California Gold #6, with Matt Sands: Defining Libertarianism, Anarchism and Voluntaryism


Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 362.

I was a guest on California Gold #6, with guest host Matthew Sands. From the shownotes:

Stephan and Matt covered a wide variety of libertarian themes, including property rights, self-ownership, the Non-Aggression Principle, intellectual property, Hoppean Argumentation Ethics, Georgism, Objectivism, utilitarianism, deontology and much more. Stephan was hosted by Matthew Sands of the Nation of Sanity project (http://www.nationsofsanity.com/), which aims to promote the Non-Aggression Principle as a universal peace agreement, hosting for California Gold for the first time.

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  • untouchablesCaste September 22, 2022, 7:18 am

    all this logical thinking is ironing out a (superior) legislative branch, but it seems useless if we have no executive branch as well with teeth to use defensive force to stop inition of force. ok we defined who is criminal, but have no defensive force to stop them. it seems the majority of our species are pro coercion because theyre statists. the way the government gathers force is by hiring goons (and paying them with our own extorted funds, and the goons never use force to prevent that extortion). so i guess good guys have to hire goons, but our ethics dont allow extortion to pay them, so instead the goons could be paid by confiscating wealth from the institutionalized criminals they use defensive force against, since they owe their stolen wealth back as restitution anyway. or maybe the goons get half and the other half goes back to humanity as restitution. or robots instead of goons. if there was an orbiting satellite that fired a laser at the currently most hated person on earth every half hour, people might shape up quickly.

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