Tuesday, November 8, 2011


Libertarianism and a pony for everyone
"Just wish that we might all live in a state of perfect liberty, free of taxation and intrusive government, and that we should all be wealthier as well as freer.
Now wish that people should, despite that lack of any restraint on their actions such as might be formed by policemen, functioning law courts, the SEC, and so on, not spend all their time screwing each other in predictable ways ranging from ordinary rape, through the selling of fraudulent stocks in non-existent ventures, up to the wholesale dumping of mercury in the public water supplies. (I mean, the general stock of water from which people privately draw.)
Awesome huh? But it gets better. Now wish that everyone had a pony."
From Belle Waring (emphasis in the original) at http://examinedlife.typepad.com/johnbelle/2004/03/if_wishes_were_.html 

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