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steve  ·  2158 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hipsters, Food Stamps, and the Politics of Resentment

    libertarians, who have built an entire ideology around the world-view of 12-year-old boys

weak sauce. I'm not a libertarian, but this is enough to make me not want to read the rest of this article.




JakobVirgil  ·  2158 days ago  ·  link  ·  

it is true at heart I can think of dozens of libertarians I like but none that have nuanced views.

user-inactivated  ·  2158 days ago  ·  link  ·  

one doesn't have to delve into a deep philosophical discussion of the ethical problems inherent to the axioms of capitalist libertarianism and the practical problems that arise from them every time it is mentioned in passing. that topic has been done to death and this article is intended for an audience that has moved beyond that particular issue.

symmetry  ·  2154 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Somebody's got a serious superiority complex.