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Is Someone Naive Who Prefers To Believe ....

That people will choose not to have the national economy utterly self-destruct rather than to continue kicking the can down the road pretending that by ignoring the debt, that the debt will simply fix itself?

That our fellow citizens understand that a dollar arising from productive activities and savings will be better spent than a dollar arising from debt and inflation?

That an action voluntarily agreed upon is moral and just, while an action compelled by threats is immoral and unjust?

That the creation of wealth is necessary before wealth can be distributed?

That most economic information is tacit and unarticulable, and therefore unavailable for philosopher kings in making their economic decisions for the world.

That rule by benevolent, wise, compassionate, empathic, philosopher kings is always Tyranny in actual practice?

That coercive love begets apathy and guilt rather than genuine compassion?

That government charity is to voluntariy charity as rape is to consensual sex?

That the maximum expression of good, by those who have access to socially sanctioned violence, must always become evil, and that the minimum expression of evil is their best attainable good?

That progressive legislation is, in actual practice, the best friend that crony capitalism could every hope to have?

That results flow not from good will, or intentions, but rather by process, ie., Liberty?

That the question of what decisions each individual makes is not nearly as important as whether each individual is allowed to make those decisions for themselves?

That trust is something that no large anonymous institutions can give to you by fiat?

That truth does not come from authority?

That Utopia has never been an realistic option?

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We Libertarians Trust our fellow human beings to chose for themselves, rather than having Philosopher Kings chose for them. Therefore, by all socially established opinion, we are criminally Naive.

"The dearest ambition of a slave is not liberty, but to have a slave of his own."
Sir Richard Burton

"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe