Saturday, July 12, 2014

Whence the LIbertarian Nation?

Over at Cafe Hayek, Don Boudreaux makes several excellent points in response to the superficially effective volley often lobbed against libertarians: If libertarianism is such a great idea, how come no country has every tried it? Here's a slice:
This objection is indeed one that is often made.  But for a variety of reasons, it’s weak.  One reason: a society without the murder of innocent people is clearly desirable.  Yet the fact that no such society has ever existed does not mean that the goal is unworthy.
Click the link to read much more.  As always, Boudreaux is insightful and enjoyable.