Libertarians Anonymous

In this episode of “Against the Mountains of Madness,” hosts Jason and John C. Wright discuss their past experiences as libertarians and the reasons for their departure from that philosophy. They approach the topic with respect for libertarianism, acknowledging its strengths while also highlighting its shortcomings in addressing certain issues, such as marriage and euthanasia. The conversation explores the complexities of defining marriage, questioning whether it should be treated like a contract, and considering how libertarians view and address personal responsibilities. Additionally, John shares his disillusionment with author Terry Pratchett after discovering his stance on euthanasia, further emphasizing the importance of understanding the implications of one’s beliefs. The episode offers thought-provoking insights into the limitations of libertarianism and encourages listeners to consider a more nuanced perspective on societal issues.

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