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Where do Ron Paul's ideas come from?

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Great vid.

But about 1 sec per clip to fast for me. I am a slower reader but deep understander.

Be careful when discussing AnCap and Voluntarism

We have to remember that absolute voluntarism can scare off a lot of people.

A lot of people here are Minarchists, conservatives and even democrats

Check out the Laissez-Faire Journal at LFJournal.com


"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

Ancaps and voluntarists

Ancaps and voluntarists believe that all theft and initiatory violence should be illegal. This shouldn't scare people off.

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"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

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This was a beautifully made, educational

video; kudos to the creator for clarity and graphic presentation and excellent marriage with the song. BUT I think it rather over-stepped the boundary of presumption by asserting that RP's position is ancap. Yes he has very significant agreement with the anarchists highlighted and that is valid to include, but it is for RP to define himself, not for anyone else.

In this campaign season he is not going for the minuscule anarchist vote (many don't vote despite their admiration for Dr. Paul.) Unless it is assumed that he is merely running an educational campaign and is not seriously trying to win, his campaign must be oriented toward the majority of voters who would freak out or be turned off by the absolute assertions of this video.

I wish the creator would produce another video of comparable quality and clarity for the real campaign Dr. Paul is running, if he supports it. Finally, thanks to the maker, despite my criticism, for the wonderful job promoting the Mises Institute's great materials, and our illustrious thinkers past and present.

Powerful stuff!

Powerful stuff!

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Ron Paul's first influence was Hayek, then Mises and Rothbard. Ron Paul is an anarcho-capitalist/voluntaryist.

Amazing video! I wish I was

Amazing video!
I wish I was provided with such an amazing reading list when I first discovered Ron Paul. I've only recently started getting into the political and economic philosophies, and it has opened my mind in ways I never thought possible. Granted I still have a lot to learn.

Anyone that doesn't have a 100% complete understanding of liberty, voluntaryism, and anarcho-capitalism should absolutely check out some of the resources mentioned in the video.

Bump!

This is great to explain why the revolution did not begin nor will it end with Ron Paul.

Ron Paul is who he is largely because of reading these guys.

And so it must be with the next Ron Paul.


"Know what you know, know what you don't know, and understand and appreciate the distinction."

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Thanks for the reading list

That was wonderful!

Well..not being a true

Well..not being a true Libertarian, I can not say I agreed with every single thing they espouse, but this was indeed an excellent video and well worth watching. It is also VERY well constructed.