Comment: I think libertarianism is based on...

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I think libertarianism is based on...

I think libertarianism is based on the principle of self-ownership. The non-aggression principle is an extension of self-ownership.

Don't hit (it's my face), don't push (it's my body), don't hurt (it's my body), don't steal (it's my property) all require the belief in property rights to justify. The most fundamental level of property rights is that of self-ownership.

But to answer your question, "is it possible to be a libertarian and have a government job?" I'd say clearly yes. Now, you may be contradicting your moral compass by willingly executing orders that are counter to your personal beliefs, but it's possible.

Are these workers defacto anti-libertarian? I don't necessarily think they're automatically anti-libertarian, but if they are self-described libertarians, then at a minimum, they're hypocrites.

They can't change the world, but they can change themselves.

I'm a serial entrepreneur and liberty activist from Texas!