There are many hindrances to the libertarian cause. The state is a big one. But I also think that libertarians, including myself, need to work more on our communication and messaging skills. I find it amazing how more open people are to libertarianism when you present it in a friendly and humble manner. When you present it in an aggressive and argumentative manner, many people are turned off. I also think that many of us over-complicate libertarianism, which makes it difficult for the philosophy to have mass appeal. In this day and age, people want fast information that is easy to digest.
quarta-feira, abril 03, 2013
Libertarian America: A conversation with Julie Borowski: