Re: Property and the Law, and is it a priority?

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 10:27:29 MDT

Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 12:13 PM 7/29/01 -0400, Mike Lorrey wrote:
> >In a properly libertarian society, any individual with
> >the cash can buy or make a nuclear weapon, or any other weapon.
> Bravo! A one-sentence pragmatic *reductio ad absurdum* of the concept of `a
> properly libertarian society'.

It's only absurd if you think that individuals cannot be trusted with
nuclear weapons. Since we've been trusting individuals with nuclear
weapons for 56 years now, I don't see it as a real concern for anyone
who isn't a paranoiac.

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