Where are those Anarchists

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by Nemo, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. Nemo

    Nemo Man of Myth and Legend

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  2. EJR914

    EJR914 Cheezburger Operator

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    Word, always loved him. On this he is dead right as well.

    I don't always agree with him 100%, but always respect what he has to say, and he just so happens to be dead right about this.
     

  3. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    Walter Williams is no anarchist. Not even close.
     
  4. phaed

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    i appreciate you posting that. there's some strong medicine within. as for whether he's an anarchist or not, if he's not there yet, he's definitely on the path.
     
  5. Nemo

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    Did not indicate he was. I did note the anarchists around here might like his writings.

    Nemo
     
  6. EJR914

    EJR914 Cheezburger Operator

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    Yes, Walter is certainly no anarchist, he's a statist, but I will always respect him and his writings. Phaed, he better hurry up, because he is getting on up there in age lol
     
  7. phaed

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    that last step is very short, but extremely difficult...for all of us, myself included. libertarians that make it there are faced with this choice:

    1) can say you want more freedom, less government, without dealing with full cog dis, but remain a little intellectually dishonest

    2) be intellectually honest, and you become a social pariah

    even with the reality of that choice made plain to see, many would still choose #1
     
  8. EJR914

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    Sometimes I wish I had chosen the intellectual dishonesty over being a social pariah, but in the end, I realize I couldn't have lived with the intellectual dishonesty in my life.

    C'est la vie
     
  9. phaed

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    humans are adept bull****ters, especially to ourselves, but i haven't figured out a way to ignore a truth that's so fundamental once discovered. that's what cog dis is all about.

    and, that's why one gets such vehemently combative reactions from other people when all he does is ask if they'd let him be a free man.
     
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