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Along for the Ride

Regular readers who also delve into the comments will have noticed that one of this blog's most valuable contributors is Kyle Bennett. I wasn't aware, but Kyle also has a blog. Though it looks like he hasn't done a lot with it lately, his latest entry reveals that he may have found just the inspiration he's been looking for. It's an important post that merits your attention. Of note: ...politics, libertarian or otherwise, is most definitely not the future. Politics is a system that has utterly failed to solve any real problems. [...] The scattered and chaotic state of the libertarian movement makes more sense to me now. It is a result of the idea, implicit in everything it does, that the main purpose of the libertarian movement is to advance the libertarian movement. Do you see how Kyle's first identification is a direct result of the second, applied to the whole scope of politics? I was talking about this subject a bit, here. The simple fact is that politics, in the widest philosophical sense, is nothing more than the application of ethics to social interaction. If you can get your mind around that, then it should not be difficult...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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