Doherty on Folk Activism

Brian Doherty responds to Patri Friedman’s Cato Unbound Essay. Doherty’s argument is pretty close to my own view, with the major point that there are many ways a person can attempt to make society more free, including the folk activism Patri sees as pointless. My favourite sentence:

But I strongly suspect much libertarian activism is more consumption expense anyway — and a good thing, too, because, as obviously underlies this whole debate, it’s largely out of any individual activist’s hands to make sure the end goal is reached.

Read the whole thing.

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One Response

  1. Patri’s father David Friedman comments here.

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