Sunday, February 21, 2010

Libertarians and Responsibility

Please check out my latest post at The Humble Libertarian on libertarians and responsibility.

It begins:
With its laissez-faire approach to economics and “get the government out of my business” attitude, libertarianism often gets a bad rap as an ideology of unconcerned and uninvolved citizens. This could be true of some libertarians, but no truer than it is for people of all ideological stripes.

For the most part, libertarians are responsible members of society. In fact, they must be, because libertarianism necessitates responsibility. A free people must have personal responsibility, while slaves to Leviathan have no desire or need to be responsible. (Continue reading here.)

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