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Are Libertarian Ideas Tenable?

  • Date Submitted: 11/05/2013 02:38 AM
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it s no mean task to discuss libertarian ideas simply because they differ from one proponent to another...................I would define libertarianism as a system that permits everybody to do whatever they want to do provided they do not infringe other people s property..........The definition sounds simple and clear but there s more than meets the eye.........It implies that you can open a pub, a brothel,a cabaret,an opium den close to a school as nobody is forced to patronize these establisments.......................So far,so good but plain sailing comes quickly to an end as you realize that such policies are going to infuriate lots of people crying blue murder ,finding your suggestions outrageous...............................................Immediately lots of people will put on a pained look and start by telling you that youths,schoolboys,the sick ,all those who are at a disadvantage,deserve to be protected by the state if we want to live in a caring society.................................Freedom has certainly a price but we can t enforce it at all costs by trampling over the most vulnarable citizens .........................Things were easier at the turn of the 20th century with most people living in the countryside or small towns.......cut off from Washingtown..........Unaware of what was going on in the world ........being fierce adhérents to a free society as most of them had fled their country to flee religious persecution,tyranny,poverty,famines and totalitarian states.........Hence,the American constitution which is the mainstay of the ideal that animâtes most immigrants......They were willing to work long hours to pry open the fortress of persecution so as to put an end to restriction of entry in some activities .So,people from all walks of life were going to revolutionize economic progress with hard work,perseverance and a state and civil servants Under close scrutiny..........By definition,companies,banks were small and consequently,if a factory...

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