J.R.R. Tolkien was born 120 years ago today, January 3, 1892.
Libertarians love his fiction, but was he one of us?
In his own words:
"My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy (philosophically understood, meaning abolition of control not whiskered men with bombs)." – J.R.R. Tolkein
And in others’:
- "Tolkien v. Power" by Alberto Mingardi
- "Tales of Titans and Hobbits" by Juliusz Jablecki
- "J.R.R. Tolkien as Libertarian" (audio) by Jeff Riggenbach