culture, political theory

Libertarian: A Lost Word

The point of having words is to communicate; we give definitions to terms so we can communicate with each other clearly. If I were to say, “I am going to eat a run,” and I defined ‘run’ as a fruit, I would be doing nothing but causing confusion and conflict. Therefore it seems reasonable that… Continue reading Libertarian: A Lost Word

culture, political theory

Socially Liberal and Fiscally Conservative

One of the ways many “libertarians” describe themselves is the infamous “socially liberal and fiscally conservative.” Essentially they claim to be culturally left, progressive, promoting equality and egalitarianism. But in terms of economics, they claim to support a free market and capitalism. These same people are also often found flaunting the fact that they “reject… Continue reading Socially Liberal and Fiscally Conservative