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I don't know if you missed something, but I sure did

I don't know if you missed something, but I sure did: the original poster is asking if a libertarian society could tolerate socialism.

The hiccup I see, is - if we care about the meaning of words - that socialism, BY VERY DEFINITION, does not tolerate anything but itself, EVENTUALLY, at the scale of a country, people, nation.

Its first building block is a state. Required to be almighty.

To me, it's like asking:

can a piece of dry wood tolerate fire? It sure can, up to a point. But, odds are, from the very beginning: it's way riskier for the wood than it is for the fire.

So, logically speaking, I am certainly the one who missed something. Like a single example of a country where socialism "worked" over several people's generations, for instance.

Links, anyone?

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