There are basically two types of people in the world: Those who search for truth, and those who accept perception as truth.
There are two types of voters: Those who study to find which candidate actually represents them (we’ll call them the Political Humans) , and those that passively accept the deluge of campaign rhetoric to pool before them so they can base their decision on what perception emerges from that pool, which also includes their own preconceived ideas from previous campaigns, never any real sense of logic and analysis, just perceptions (we’ll call them Political Zombies). Continue reading
I’m not a Libertarian, but I understand the basic philosophy as well as the goals you wish to achieve. While I agree with some, as a whole I see Libertarianism as doomed to failure because…
A. Too many Libertarians seem to thrive on alienating Libertarianism’s greatest allies while flirting with its greatest enemies.
B. Too few Libertarians seem to care anything about realistically convincing people that they have a workable idea. Instead they seem to want to simply annoy people and whine when they don’t get attention
C. As with any political philosophy Libertarianism attracts kooks who want to push it to some extreme. Unfortunately Libertarians don’t seem to mind that so many of these kooks have become the face of Libertarianism, in spite of not really representing its core principles very well.
D. Too many Libertarians have and are falling for the “all or nothing” scam that says that unless they get everything they want, then they’ll take their marbles and walk home pouting.
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