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I Am a Libertarian Socialist

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    Tyranny Of Ownership

    Okay, there is nothing wrong with ownership, but I believe nature ought to regulate ownership, not Government, or at least only as far as natural. Because we all need to have ownership over some stuff, where we can do what we please with what we own. Like owning food, modest...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Aug 24, 2013

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    Simply put, Libertarian Capitalism still has

    government involvement, only in a different way. With a strictly capitalist system, without any socialist attributes, the Government works solely in the interest in protecting the property of the property owners. So essentially, the Government is still working for someones...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 1 Response Jan 7, 2015

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    I'm not sure I really feel the same way about

    this any more: I'm not feeling it anymore. If all you do is spam that ******* Emma Goldman quote anytime someone advocates any kind of rhetoric that supports the state at all you are failing. And I'm sorry but theory is not practice and no matter how well I understand theory...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 29, 2015

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    Anacho-Capitalist Are Not True Anarchist And This Is A Descriptive Post As To Why Not A No True Scotsman

    Another common apologetic defense I seem to encounter often of Anarcho-Capitalism Is as follows: Your criticism is invalid because if The Government did not exist the laws that allow you to refer to a corporation as a corporation would no longer exist. This defense fails for a...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Oct 4, 2013

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    Powerless And Disengaged

    when i first came to this section of the site,i madea positive contributin,but i also complained to the bureau of indifference(ep support)-several times about the abusive,insulting and stereotyping in the same section by another contributor,not because im weak or oversensitive...
    thelostbear thelostbear 56-60 Sep 24, 2011

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    A Book Suggestion! Let's Rock!

    I need to read it too but i'm broke!http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23180.Sin_PatronAnother suggestion for you:http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/teenlib.pdf
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Oct 21, 2012

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    Fear Uncertainty And Doubt Is Turned Against Us All The Time.

    certain select interest and people who have a need for us not to know this, namely the CIA among other forces have tried to convince the masses via a campaign of fear, uncertainty, and doubt, a fud campaign, look it up that Socialism always leads to gulags, murders and prisons...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Oct 21, 2012

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    I Was Not Inducted Into My Ideology I dug for it knocked on the door and freely entered

    I had to dig, to find my ideology. and people call me paranoid when I say the media manufactures consent creates a herd mentality and discourages people from asking questions. Some pretty major ones like what if you reject BOTH the free market dogmatism of adam smith AND the hard...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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    Libertarian Or Anarchist?

    I'v just joined 'i am an anarchist' i usually call myself a libertarian but the term seems to be different in the US - I'm from the UKWhat do other members mean by libertarian?
    Dickiej69 Dickiej69 66-70, M 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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    Dae's Complete Theory Of What A "Right" Means"

    the material condition of objective and absolute reality matters when it comes to the ideal of having a “right”because if you have no means to actually utilize a right then you could not be said to be any better off then if you had not the right at all.this is why when...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 15, 2013

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    Im getting fed up with the ownership morality.

    It seems like people who think in terms of ownership feel that they can do whatever they want, and mistreat people, all the while, saying that we have to just sit by and take it, cause its their property. It seems people just want to own everything, and function like a small...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Sep 23, 2014

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    I Am A Revolutionary Libertarian Socialist

    i grew up with a very rich life experience and in a loving family that encouraged me to look outward and engage with the world.so i actievly sought ways to be active in teh community.i discovered marx in the histroy curriculum when i was about 15 ywaes old and wanted to do...
    therevolutionarythinker therevolutionarythinker 56-60 Apr 19, 2011

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    Let Me Explain How It's Not An Oxymoron

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ArkJmUOIqM&feature=related How the "libertarian right" gets away with pretending it's a philosophy of "Freedom" is by asserting that we volunteer to work.  It's a philosophy based on the concept of "Self-ownership". While the ideal of self...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    It's About The Language Not The Concepts, So Clearly

    i maintain my theory that the propaganda these days is language based rather then content based and our opposition does not even understand the concepts they oppose and therefore I submit that agitprop should craft new language. I have done one such silver tongued thing and...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Sep 20, 2013

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    Self Ownership Is Absurd. I Can'T Be In Two Places At Once

    how can a person own themselves and be themselves at the same time?they can't! haha. capitalism is absurd!
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 1, 2013

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    Im Still Thelostbear....i Am Still A Stranger Here,im Still Lost

    this account will ramble,perhaps like a river or like an unplanned stroll in the country where i choose whatever paths present themselves and perhaps make new ones.i may not even worry about retracing my steps,and i make no apology for the random connections or not.indeed these...
    thelostbear thelostbear 56-60 1 Response Feb 21, 2012

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    And For Triple Points How The Market Becomes Even More Oppressive Than The State

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Company_town http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_company_towns aahh.. company towns. Yes, that would make a libertarian go nuts. “We had to kill them. They were on my land and would not be enslaved voluntarily.” Ya’ll are funny. This...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Oct 21, 2012

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    My mother calls him a socialist but I still don't get why people consider socialism a bad thing. Just look at Canada and various nations in Europe that are prospering and the...
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    An argument that I hear in support of the status quo is that billionaires and the like deserve their wealth because they work hard or at least worked hard to get where they are...
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    Why are you afraid of money issuance? 1. All currencies' money supplies have been growing geometrically since the 19th century if not earlier. 2. We've had a gold and silver...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 8 Responses Jan 30

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    Saw this on Facebook, Reposting it here Interesting fact: Mussolini, Hitler, and Franco were all "fascists," not "socialists." They HATED socialism. One fascist thinker of the...
    OldRacer OldRacer 70+, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Anarcho-Communism is basically communism without governmental influence. It is basically "do what's best for the people, but may the people not be sheep." Apart we fall; together...
    InternationalSpaceStation InternationalSpaceStation 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Me wonders why peers bark At city and state and washington dc When the wealthy bought them And the think tank That brought todays flaws Me posts here And so many who...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M Jan 24

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    Fox network endorses Hillary! Oh my . . . Fox hasn’t yet found a GOP presidential candidate it can embrace. But they just checked the box on the democratic side. Their pick is...
    Honey82bunny Honey82bunny 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    The kind of people I won't add to my circle: Condescending people. That's a given. To me this the purest kind of evil a person can be. A person who controls others. A person...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I got Suspended from FB because I used an accurate but non-PC word for Chipolte employees who make their e-coli tacos. Facebook blows a goat and PC is left wing socialist tyranny...
    Earthbob Earthbob 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I got Suspended from FB because I used an accurate but non-PC word for Chipolte employees who make their e-coli tacos. Facebook blows a goat and PC is left wing socialist...
    Earthbob Earthbob 66-70, M 7 Responses Jan 17

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    Geezus! Are there still 10 republican candidates? Who the heck is paying for these guys (and woman)? Even by sending 3 to the “kids debate table”, it still left 7 bickering...
    Honey82bunny Honey82bunny 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    There are 3 things that I want to say. First, there is no such thing as a liberal media. There is no such thing as a conservative media. Nor is there such a thing as a Libertarian...
    DiabolusInMusica DiabolusInMusica 31-35, F Jan 8

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