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Source link: http://archive.mises.org/14766/anarchy-state-and-robert-nozick/

Anarchy, State, and Robert Nozick

November 26, 2010 by

When he was in his 20s, having newly discovered libertarian ideas, having read Rand, Rothbard, Mises, Hayek, and others, having met Rothbard and conversed with him at length, Nozick was fired up with excitement. FULL ARTICLE by Jeff Riggenbach

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Michael Wiebe November 26, 2010 at 9:27 pm

It neglected the symbolic importance of an official political concern with issues or problems, as a way of marking their importance or urgency and hence of expressing, intensifying, channeling, encouraging, and validating our private actions and concerns toward them. Joint goals that the government ignores completely … tend to appear unworthy of our joint attention and hence to receive little. There are some things we choose to do together through government in solemn marking of our human solidarity, served by the fact that we do them together in this official fashion.

Politics isn’t about policy.

Taylor Wray December 14, 2010 at 9:13 am

Interesting article – thanks!

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