Re: extropians-digest V3 #151

J. Maxwell Legg (
Thu, 19 Nov 1998 18:29:13 +1300

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:

> What's my point? In my opinion, the majority of libertarians whose writing on
> the subject I have read have also lost their objectivity, to the point of
> being unable to perceive that libertarianism has flaws. It's not good enough
> to be the best system; they insist the system is perfect. They have become a
> political cause, rather than a rational choice. One cannot have both.
> I still think much less government would produce better results by almost any
> moral standard. But I no longer believe in libertarianism.

For the record, I never did believe in libertarianism as practiced here.


          "Ideology is a form of illiteracy. Those addicted
          to it are unable to understand anything other
          than what fits their pattern." --John Saul