Libertarian


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Libertarian

A person who believes government policies should be limited to preventing harm, rather than promoting goodness. Libertarians holds that people have the right to do whatever they wish provided that they do not prevent others from doing whatever they want. For example, a libertarian would oppose slavery (because it violates the rights of the slave) but would also oppose minimum wages (because they violate the employer's right to pay whatever the employee will take).
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Wenzel contends that his libertarianism is not Utopian because it recognizes that human beings are fallible and admits that there has never been a perfectly libertarian society.
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I see the the term Libertarian generally misapplied in the political sphere, all too often being borrowed by the most obnoxious of extremists.
The libertarian wants more liberty rather than less even if it is not spread equally.

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