Liberty in Troubled Times: A Libertarian Guide to Laws, Politics and Society in a Terrorized World

Liberty in Troubled Times A Libertarian Guide to Laws Politics and Society in a Terrorized World Don t blame al Qaeda Don t blame Ashcroft Look to yourself Since the terrorist attacks of American ideas about liberty have been swinging from one extreme to another At first most citizens were

  • Title: Liberty in Troubled Times: A Libertarian Guide to Laws, Politics and Society in a Terrorized World
  • Author: James Walsh
  • ISBN: 9781563437786
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Paperback
  • Don t blame al Qaeda Don t blame Ashcroft Look to yourself Since the terrorist attacks of 9 11, American ideas about liberty have been swinging from one extreme to another At first, most citizens were so worried about being killed that they called for security at almost any cost Then, when that cost became clear, some citizens protested that the amount was too high FDon t blame al Qaeda Don t blame Ashcroft Look to yourself Since the terrorist attacks of 9 11, American ideas about liberty have been swinging from one extreme to another At first, most citizens were so worried about being killed that they called for security at almost any cost Then, when that cost became clear, some citizens protested that the amount was too high From a keen libertarian perspective, Walsh analyzes the effects of 9 11 and some Americans childish notions of liberty, demonstrating that U.S ideas of liberty have been blurring for years These troubled times, she argues, can force a clarification of what liberty, society and rights truly mean.

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    1. The terrorist attacks of 2001 have been much less dangerous to the average American than the massive government grab for power that happened in the succeeding months. The author asserts that liberal/conservative or Democrat/Republican no longer apply. The new designation should be statist/libertarian.Libertarians believe that liberty is about fundamental rights, while statists feel that liberty is about quality of life. Libertarians feel that self-ownership is vital to human dignity; government [...]

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