My Name Is Sovereign (Re: Libertarianism and Extropia).

Mike C. (
Thu, 13 Mar 1997 12:33:54 -0500

>From: John Blanco-Losada <>
>Date: Wed, 12 Mar 97 13:29:31 -0500
>Subject: Re: Libertarianism and Extropia?
>Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
>> I am unlikely to discuss the"practical" ascpects of libertarianism,
>>as I do not look at liberty as an end result,
>>but rather as a prior condition; a means, not an end.
> Are you approaching this from a "freedom
>to", rather than a "freedom from" standpoint? From the Terra Libra-esque
>position that freedom begins with the individual, and that once one
>decides to be free that they are? This personal liberty versus political
>liberty dichotomy is one that I've struggled to resolve.

Sovereignty Is Granted By United Nations Law

(some of the best parts for this issue)


Whereas it is essential,
if man is not to be compelled to have recourse,
to rebellion against tyranny and oppression,

Article 1.

All human beings are born free...

Article 2.

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and priviliges
set forth in this Declaration,
without distinction of any kind...

Article 3.

Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person.

Article 4.

No one shall be held in slavery.

Article 15.

(2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality
nor denied the right to change his nationality.

Article 20.

(2) No one may be compelled to belong to an association.

Article 21.

(1) Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country

(2) The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government...

Article 28.

Everyone is entitled to a social and international order
in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration
can be fully realized.

I and other nations of the world
have declared their sovereignty based on the will of people