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I Am a Libertarian Socialist

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    It's been my experience that many, many people who are diametrically and obstinately opposed to the idea of socialism...don't even know what socialism is. Socialism is a form of...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Please don't bother me unless it is needed. If it is not needed then don't do it please.
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M Mar 3

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    Sarah Palin seems to be an easy target these days for political bashing, and though i am an admitted liberal libertarian, i do find some of the things she does interesting. please...
    ZiggyStarHood ZiggyStarHood 36-40, M Mar 6

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    Not always mainstream exactly. I guess I am a Constitutional Libertarian. Simply reading the Constitution and Bill of Rights it's sometimes difficult to relate the concept to...
    Fastolff Fastolff 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Stability of mass austerity 334). 1st February, 1979. Thursday. Late night dream: I had gone to the residence of Sri Sushil Bandyopadhyaya, an old devotee of...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Feb 27

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    Now the IRS is going to give money to the 5 million illegals I think I'll move to Canada. Maybe Russia, at least there you know you are in a socialist government
    leroy6708 leroy6708 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    This was on a bumper sticker. I thought you guys would enjoy it: "Obama is not a foreign born, brown skinned, anti-war socialist who gives away healthcare. You're thinking of...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 6

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    After spending almost 20 years abroad I am back home in England but missing Japan and feeling little inclination to socialist much here.
    Donny1965 Donny1965 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    Right, you're probably a capitalist (as most people are) or,in some rare cases,a Socialist. Me? I'm an Anti-Npraetist! Anti-Npraetism is against the ill treatment of minors and...
    poopoobryuki poopoobryuki 16-17, F Mar 9

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    I love this - the quote, the image and the text on the image - all of it..."***** away the humanity, the mortality, the masks and the disguises. Cast off the roles, the socialistic...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 12

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    I don't understand why people like to use scapegoats all the time to feel innocent. I always hear people grovelling and moaning about "the Nazis" and how evil they were. Okay, fine...
    PanzerVor PanzerVor 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    .... But sadly I can not think of a system that has worked best. I am a Socialist heart but we all know that system never works if you have more than 100 people in it, or unless...
    Krie Krie 22-25 4 days ago

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    I am proud to be Chinese. Maybe I was bullied for it, but it's a wonderful country with a rich history. And don't give me that bullshit "It's a communist nation! You're a communist...
    lunarsolar36 lunarsolar36 13-15, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was an atheist at one time. And like many atheists, the issue of people believing in God bothered me greatly. What is it about atheists that we would spend so much time...
    StTimothy StTimothy 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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