Tradition, Egalitarianism, and Immigration

by Bionic Mosquito

Against the Left: A Rothbardian Libertarianism, Lew Rockwell

Rockwell offers six chapters, expanding on the damage to liberty being done by the left. He opens with The Assault on the Family; by “family, the assault is on the traditional family – “the hallmark of civilization.”

In order to maintain a free society, it is essential that the traditional family, i.e. the union of one man and one woman in marriage, in most cases to raise a family, be preserved.

Consider how that one sentence runs completely contrary not only to the objectives of the left, but also places a dent in the application of the thinnest of thin libertarianism – where “liberty” is defined as “anything peaceful.” Anything peaceful is libertarianism for juveniles; if you want liberty, you have to consider society, culture, secondary consequences and the like.

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