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Chris
08-26-2012, 01:49 PM
This really nails 10 core principles of classical liberalism succinctly (follow link to youtube page):

1) Liberty as the primary political value
2) Individualism
3) Skepticism about power
4) Rule of Law
5) Civil Society
6) Spontaneous Order
7) Free Markets
8) Toleration
9) Peace
10) Limited Government

Modern liberalism is the opposite.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU-8Uz_nMaQ&feature=player_embedded

Trinnity
08-26-2012, 03:30 PM
That's why I've been a libertarian since before I knew what it was. And the thing in, more and more people are seeing themselves that way. There is hope for America is we can save her in time.

Chris
08-26-2012, 03:42 PM
I ust wish the Republican Party would do more than pay lip service to classical liberalism.

Goldie Locks
08-26-2012, 06:45 PM
Today's liberals are commies

Goldie Locks
08-26-2012, 06:46 PM
This video must be quite old...;)

Chris
08-26-2012, 06:59 PM
Modern liberals are socialists, nothing at all like classical liberals.

Captain Obvious
08-26-2012, 07:44 PM
Peter once described me as a classical liberal.

lizzie
08-27-2012, 12:19 PM
This really nails 10 core principles of classical liberalism succinctly (follow link to youtube page):

1) Liberty as the primary political value
2) Individualism
3) Skepticism about power
4) Rule of Law
5) Civil Society
6) Spontaneous Order
7) Free Markets
8) Toleration
9) Peace
10) Limited Government

Modern liberalism is the opposite.



Yes, it is, or at least here in the US. Damn shame such a wonderful philosophy has been bastardized into another flavor of authoritarianism.