Libertarianism’s Nail in the Coffin

All a priori axioms are just like all axioms in math: arbitrary but assumed to be true, from which bigger systems can be crafted.

The nail in the coffin for me against libertarian philosophy was the deep realization that individual-human-body free will does not exist. Humans are not separate from the rest of nature, and a prioritization of ownership of the “self” rather than group-ownership is entirely arbitrary. For example, Eastern cultures (e.g., Japan) place a much higher priority on honoring their family, and in what sense is that less valid than American individualism?

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