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  • Re: Liberty is not the ultimate value

    [quote]Of course Liberty is not the ultimate value. Liberty like commerce is a product of two, if not ultimate values then pretty high up the importance scale, values being: 1. Non-Aggression 2. Respect for Private Property [/quote]Liberty or is the result of selfreliance. Freedom just means mastering...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Torsten on Tue, Jun 26 2012
  • Re: Why is liberty a virtue?

    [quote user="Stranger"] Liberty is not a virtue, it is a right. To recognize other men this right is a virtue, humility. [/quote]Neither Virtue nor Right. A Virtue is a trait of a person, something that he has cultivated and works consistently up to. I.e. Honesty is a virtue in the sense of...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Torsten on Fri, Nov 30 2007
  • Re: Isolationism

    Good points. I also observed that especially English is deteriorating. This may have to do with intellectuals being "postmodern" and "deconstructionist", but furthermore not much value is placed on virtues like honesty, reliability, accuracy and that kind.
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by Torsten on Sun, Nov 4 2007
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