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Re: SAY WHAT? [Hallam-Baker demands more repudiations or he'll write!]
Libertarian philosophy is, however, sympathetic to vigilantism. True
libertarians might characterize AP-type schemes as allowing two forms of
action: just assassination (Hitler, Stalin) and unjust murder (most
everyone else). But reasonable libertarians will probably disagree where
lines should be drawn.
On Tue, 24 Sep 1996, Simon Spero wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Sep 1996, attila wrote:
> > go back to your beloved England and your labour unions
> your roots are showing :-) ----^
> > NO, I will not outright reject Jim Bell's "Assassination
> > Politics."
> Assasination politics is impossible to defend from a classical
> Liberal/Libertarian position. Bell advocates arbitrary applications of
> violence and coercion without restriction. There is no way to justify the
> initiation of force without abandoning any pretence of being a
> Libertarian (which, to be fair, Bell doesn't claim to be).
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