Monday, 2002 March 4, 22:33 — humanities, politics

it really is that bad

Will Wilkinson has a sensible and interesting take on libertarianism, morality and culture.

Because libertarianism defends markets, markets produce consumer culture, and consumer culture undermines traditional morality, libertarianism and traditional morality really are at odds. Most conservatives understand this, and that’s why they are antagonistic to libertarianism.

(Link from Patrick Nielsen Hayden.)

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