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New Idea: Empirical Anarchy

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Ben Posted: Sun, May 5 2013 6:36 AM

Hello, I'm new to this forum, just decided to join recently.

This is an idea I've had for a while: A website or book which ignores the moral arguments for market anarchy and focuses only on empirical examples. If anyone wondered how a service might be provided without government, they could just look at this site. The website would also disprove common misconceptions about anarchy and Austrian economics (like that Somalia is the inevitable result of anarchy).

Is there another website already like this? I couldn't find any, but there may be one. Also, do you think this is a good idea?

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Malachi replied on Sun, May 5 2013 6:53 AM

yes its a good idea. that is part of what we do here, but I dont know what website would focus on consequentialist thymological arguments.

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Wheylous replied on Sun, May 5 2013 10:07 AM

Well, I'm working on LibertyHQ, which moves toward creating a fusion of moral and consequentialist arguments:

http://thelibertyhq.org/learn/index.php?listID=5

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Malachi replied on Sun, May 5 2013 10:09 AM

how dare you.

focuses only on empirical examples

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Your signature is my reply.

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Clayton replied on Sun, May 5 2013 6:33 PM

Ben, I have a vision of a Wiki that I would call Society Without Permission... I'm looking for an implementer. Let me know if you're willing.

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http://voluntaryistreader.wordpress.com
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You could get just about any book about international politics written from a realist perspective.  They incorporate anarchy into their schema.  I just started Mearsheimer's tragedy of Great Power Politics.

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