Busting A Few Common Myths About Libertarianism

Every position subject to the public sphere has been mishandled and misrepresented both by its own advocates and especially by detractors. The public eagerly awaits the opportunity to craft mindless cartoon versions of robust and complex philosophical models that leave one wondering, “How could anybody believe this?” The answer is of course that nobody does believe it. Libertarianism, as a political philosophy, has been no stranger to misrepresentation. Some people think that its a tweener: a compromise between conservatism and liberalism. Others will say that libertarians do not care about…