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Discussion in 'West Mall' started by Monahorns, Mar 25, 2022.
Is that the current polite way to say someone is...a dilweed
You think I am going to admit I am less than perfect?
You have me confused with.........
Well no one on HFs
Chapter 9 discusses how to identify criminals and restore justice.
The Ethics Of Liberty - Property And Criminality
Chapter 10 applies natural law ownership theory to land ownership and theft.
The Ethics Of Liberty - The Problem Of Land Theft
If you thought feudalism was a thing of the distant past, think again. I don't say it in the article but property tax is a kind of quitrent that we all pay in Texas. It is a vestige of feudalism. We are not free land owners until it is removed.
The Ethics Of Liberty - Land Monopoly, Past And Present
Agree our property tax policy here is atrocious.
Are you suggesting to do away with all together?
I think to truly own your property the tax on it must be abolished. Taxation if it is going to exist needs to be tied to some kind of behavior. Many of the things that property tax pays for should be privatized anyway.
You must have self defense rightly applied to have liberty. Take a read.
The Ethics Of Liberty - Self Defense
He thinks there should be no bail and a person charged with Crime should be free until the trial. That "other means "should be used to prevent the accused from committing other crimes.
If you don't really know if they are a criminal or not it violates their rights. Now you can make a practical argument that it is okay to violate a suspects rights based on situational context. This is theory and it is logical. But it isn't always practical.
That may be difficult in some instances and very simple in others.
But the fundamental question is, is a suspect a criminal or not? Is it innocent until proven guilty or not? In order to violate the rights of a non-criminal, innocent person someone else will have to bring a better argument to justify the action. You could bring evidence and testimony before trial to put the suspect in a gray area. Still, the police saying "we arrested the guy" isn't justification to infringe on rights.
Retributive-proportional punishment is the option for a just society. Too bad we don't have that today.
The Ethics Of Liberty - Punishment And Proportionality
The modern state abandoned the concept of "let the punishment fit the crime" in the Enlightenment. We are currently in the actual Dark Age.
In other words, freedom is nothing more than nothing to lose?
The natural law of families and how that translates to natural rights.
The Ethics Of Liberty - Children And Rights
The most important chapter so far. How to arrange your society to have total freedom.
The Ethics Of Liberty - "Human Rights" As Property Rights
Continuing thoughts on property rights but this time applied to our rights in handling knowledge.
The Ethics Of Liberty - Knowledge, True And False