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Ya'll need Mises.

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 No.98312[Reply]

>Ludwig von Mises was born to Jewish parents in the city of Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (Ukrainian : Lviv, now Ukraine).

Should this concern me?

Do I have any guarantee that he was not informed by malicious talmudism, given that he was probably exposed to it? Everything he wrote certainly seems to counter it.

>You're just a /pol/ anti-semite

The NWO is overwhelmingly Jewish. The Frankfurt school is the Genesis of our present statist situation. Obviously you're not a member of the NWO by virtue of being born a heeb

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 No.101113

>>101107

>It takes more than racism to be right-wing you commie.

I would go a step further and say that racialism is left-wing. It's an essential aspect of leftism that it alienates persons from themselves, isolating some fact about them and reducing them to it. Communism reduces persons to their class, feminism to their gender, civic nationalism ultimately to their linguistic group. How, then, is it not leftist to reduce people to their race? Not to mention that it's no doubt leftist when the SJW's do it. No one calls them right-wing just because they care more about race than anyone else, and it's not just because they love and hate the opposite of what white supremacists love and hate, as it's easy enough to envision a black supremacist group that is right-wing in every other regard.

Race realism, meanwhile, is right-wing. If race has a bearing on our person, then as right-wingers, we must acknowledge it, but we mustn't reduce people to their race, which is what the racialists do.


 No.101114

>>101111

wtf I love the state now


 No.101116

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>>101113

Fuck off, Johnson. No one gives a fuck about your watered-down egalitarian libertarianism. I discriminate against whiteoids as much as I want.


 No.101132

>>101114

Go back to trannypol, boot licker


 No.101186

>>101132

What an unbelievable moron you are.




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 No.100934[Reply]

It surprises me that socialists don't understand how they're responsible for how wages have stagnated for the past 50 years.

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 No.101084

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>>101071

Really?

I can find more graphs to support this thesis. Something happened in 1971.


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 No.101101

>>101084

pic 1. Johnson's Great Socoiety beginning in 1964

pic 2. Termination of the Bretton Woods system in 1971, which leads to…

pic 3. Debt Bubble buoyed by the petrodollar

This is just a simplified model of events and there are many more causes and factors in play.


 No.101108

>>100949

>The gap between productivity and compensation is the largest it's been in 40 years

>This proves that compensation tracks productivity perfectly, and people are just getting paid in benefits instead of cash


 No.101109

>>101108

The graph is closer than the one in OP, suggesting that compensation has been much closer to productivity than is otherwise implied. The reason for the gap may be found in the fact that a large portion of nonwage compensation is state mandated–workers don't have the option to select a job which pays entirely in cash rather than benefits because such jobs have been legislated out of existence. Since every worker must receive part of his compensation as benefits that aren't perfectly substitutable with one another, every potential worker who wishes to quit one job in order to seek another, better-paying one faces switching costs–there's some uncertainty as to whether or not the benefits received at the new job will be better or worse than the ones in the current job, as one cannot wholly discern the quality of benefits before experiencing them. Further, one cannot accumulate benefits in savings the way cash can be, which means that there is no stockpile of benefits on which one can draw during periods of frictional unemployment the way you can with cash. All of these factors mean that being compensated with benefits rather than cash makes workers less flexible with their employment decisions, and thus much more wage-inelastic. This results in them being willing to accept a lower wage when the government mandates them to take a portion of payment in benefits rather than wages. And this increased inelasticity is the reason for the increasing gap between productivity and compensation.




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 No.101093[Reply]

Recently I've decided to widen my horizons and see what lalala-libertarians and other cucks are up to in my country, and they are really fucking cucked beyond belief.

I'm talking about people supporting filtering the web, censoring "fake news", unlimited migration, feminism and other degeneracies. And these are not just some young guys on the internet but people with a following, even older people who have been screwed by the State and the same mechanism they support (censorship).

At this point I say fuck them. What's even the point of supporting liberty if even those who supposedly support liberty are anti-liberty?

This battle has already been lost. I need a way to get out, psychologically, and put my efforts in other things.

The truth is that I feel powerless, so I don't want to just not associate myself with liberty, I want to become powerful and influence the world towards less liberty just for my gain.

Sorry for blogposting, I'm sure some of you may have been in a similar situation before

 No.101094

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>>101093

>The truth is that I feel powerless, so I don't want to just not associate myself with liberty, I want to become powerful and influence the world towards less liberty just for my gain.

And join the dark side, the side of trannies fucking themselves in the ass with a ten inch dildo just for fun, all subsidized by the tax payer? In that case, you deserve to feel as hopeless as you do. Have you considered that? Have you considered that maybe, just maybe, faggots who want to join the tyrants don't deserve to live in a libertarian paradise in the first place?

Let me tell you something, anon: You are probably an alright guy, who has busied himself with politics for far too long. I see that time and time again, more often than I used to, and it's beginning to annoy me, big time. Just take up a fucking hobby and go to Church on Sundays, then watch a show and forget all about political analysis as you do so. Find a girl you love, and make plans to have wonderful children, for the sake of it, not to "uphold your race" or win some demographic war, just because you like the idea of going to playgrounds with your children and watching them laugh. Then you will gain both a newfound appreciation for doing good, because you don't want a world that poisons your children, and you will also begin to look at things once again without your political glasses on. The political order may be shit, but the entire point of libertarianism is that the political order is not everything. You have a life, anon. Don't waste it being gloomy about election results like a faggot. Leave that to the left.

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 No.101095

>>101094

you're right, if I wasn't completely unsatisfied with my life I wouldn't even care about politics. After all I started caring only when I became unsatisfied.


 No.101097

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>>101095

Got you buddy. As I said, do something more fun and uplifting for a bit, lift your spirits up, then go back to the politics. The world is actually a very nice place to live in, we have flowers and shit and lots of kind people, even with all the trannies and antifa around. Do it for the flowers and for Beppo, the kind janitor. Don't let them down.

Also, yes, I can actually be that sappy. Love myself some damn flowers.


 No.101105

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>>101095

The other faggot is right. Take a break for a while, or find a creative outlet, if all you do is consume politics all day while being powerless to change anything yourself, you're setting yourself up for depression. The political situation in your country can radically change for the better like it changed in mine, so don't assume it's all fucked just yet, maybe everyone is just waiting for a hero who's not afraid to put himself out there and call out the hypocrites, maybe you could become that hero.

Now having said that, get the fuck outta with your blackpill bullshit and come back when you don't sound like a bitch, I will not help you indulge in negativity, and I'm ashamed to post on the same board with such hopeless fucking pussies.




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 No.100848[Reply]

What point distinctively separates a duel from a physical altercation in AnCapistan? If someone waves a gun at you/calls you a faggot and you proceed to pull out your own gun and tell then to back off, is it self defense against an NAP violation or is it escalating the situation and providing consent to a fight? What if the whole neighborhood insists you agreed to a duel but you only did so because you were coerced into accepting it?

tl;dr- At what point does it stop being an NAP violation and start becoming you being a little bitch in a consensual beat down when someone riles you up/picks a fight with you?

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 No.101053

>>100961

There's a pretty clear-cut difference between defending yourself from aggression in the present and initiating aggression against someone who has wronged you in the past. I'm not saying that vigilante justice is morally wrong, mind you, but it is a NAP violation.


 No.101054

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A threat of violence is a NAP violation. Just like in the US right now, you have full authority to act first to shoot a thug pointing a gun at you. Also just like right now, an investigation would be held to determine if the force was justified. The difference is that the investigative body isn't a state monopoly.

>>100849

>>100877

>>100898

(You)


 No.101068

>>101054

You're missing the deeper meaning. It's not about whether it is an NAP violation or not, but what variable allows someone to ignore the NAP violation. Clearly ignoring it implies either…

>A) The individual does not recognize it as an NAP violation

>B) The individual recognizes it as an NAP violation but allows it anyways

If A, one can ask "why is it not?" If B, the important question is which variable is making the individual ignore a clear violation of the NAP? Did the guy have it coming? Is it retribution? Is society filled with people who hate the NAP and don't follow it? (If the latter, they must have some system of morality/ethics otherwise society would cease to exist, but in AnCapistan, why WOULD they have a competing set of ethics/how did it survive to let it flourish in society while also allowing a flourishing society?)

These are the important questions, anon.


 No.101080

>>100848

A duel implies both parties consented to the duel. Like in olden days, one man would challenge another man to a duel. If the other accepted than the duel is on. But if the other refused than the initiator cannot take further action. He gets the satisfaction of making the other man look like a coward, but at the end of the day no one gets killed or wounded.

If the duel is refused and the initiator gets butthurt and attacks the other man anyway, than he violates the NAP.

>what if he waves a gun in you face?

Than that can be perceived as a clear and present threat and violates the NAP. The only reason anyone should ever pull out a gun is if he intends to use it right then and there.

>what if he calls you a fag?

Than he calls you a fag. It may hurt your feelings for a bit, but I wouldn't call it an NAP violation. Sometimes you have to put your pride aside and be the bigger person in situations like that and walk away. If you want to make a duel out of it you can, but it makes you look petty.

I hope this helps.


 No.101088

>>101053

why is vigilante justice a nap violation? is institutional justice a nap violation too then?




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 No.100761[Reply]

Fucking hamsters will live in ancap utopia before humans.

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 No.101026

>>101015

>/r9gay/

Haven't been there since 2015


 No.101043

>>101026

Yet I still remember that post you made, about giant guinea pigs


 No.101046

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>>101043

Ahhhhhhhhhh, hold on motherfucker… this takes me back! Are you talking about that one "unusual pets" thread they had? Damn, you have great memory.


 No.101083

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>>101046

>why do you like capivaras?

>they are like giant guinea pigs, only a faggot wouldn't want a giant guinea pig


 No.101086

>>101046

what the fuck is it doing?




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 No.101008[Reply]

Should bribing be legal in a free market? Epic Games is trying to cut into Steam's market share by paying off game developers to make games like Borderlands 3 exclusive to the Epic Games Store.

https://youtu.be/zU16Kysvalw

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 No.101042

>>101029

I'm so sorry, who is forcing you to buy video games?


 No.101044

>>101008

I don't see the problem either, sorry. For the customers, it isn't optimal, yes, but the customer doesn't matter more than anyone else. As a customer, I want games to be free and distributed on whatever platform I like, and I don't care about how much that will cost anyone else. Customers, like every other actor on the market, are selfish, insofar as they are customers. Therefore, as customers, they don't have any moral highground. That something is not optimal for the customer is no argument that it is wrong. The game developer and the publisher both seem to profit from their exclusive deals, and why shouldn't they? They put the work in. The game developer spent hundreds or thousands of hours creating the game, and the publisher has to maintain servers, quality control, and all the like. Both would like assured profits for their trouble, and who am I to say they shouldn't have them? My own whims are no more legitimate than their whims.


 No.101057

>>101008

it does not break the nap


 No.101070

>>101013

Sony did the same to Square-Enix (look how long it took for an FF7 pc port) and Sega for their own console, yet there were still competitors to both.


 No.101079

>>101008

Paying a game developer to make a game exclusively for your platform isn't bribery, it's smart business. Microsoft and Sony pay game devs to make console exclusives all the time.

Bribery would be more fitting if a corporation makes a heavy donation to some politician's foundation and in return the politician make policy that favors said company exclusively.




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 No.98998

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 No.100980

Auchwitch was a jewish death camp where jews raped and murdered palestinians.


 No.100998

>>100980

go home you are drunk




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 No.94468[Reply]

Oh boy, time to take a look at the latest alt-left pseud, Paul Cockshott and his video "Getting Down to the Details"

( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTl4b0w6mpk )

>"we'll leave 'the Shops' out for simplicity's sake in our 5-point diagram [but we'll use the 'millions' denomination to sound like we can relate this to a real population lol]"

>at the moment I'm ignoring the flow of goods to schools and hospitals

<Video is called "Getting Down to the Details" but he doesn't hesitate to gloss over things that are inconvenient for him to explain, even in theory

>"the Factories"

<Cockbutt establishes in the comments section that even the production and pricing of specific commodities like sugar beets should be mandated and thoroughly controlled based "on science" so it begs the question of "what factories" will be allowed to exist to begin with, how many factories there will be, how many people they will individually employ, what types of workers will be employed there and what these workers will earn-as well as whether these workers will have chosen to work there or had been appointed. This is the kind of thing you'd expect to be touched upon from a video entitled "Getting Down to the Details".

>Cockbutt says in the comments that: "if you work harder you get paid more"

<allowing a company to subjectively pay individual employees more or less based on individual performance is allowing these workers to acquire disproportionate capital relative their peers and maybe even start selling things at a profit in "labor time credits". This isn't far-removed from status quo "capitalism" where workers are paid a wage based on factors both objective and subjective.

<Will a surgeon earn the same as a teacher or a trashman, what about other "public servantsPost too long. Click here to view the full text.

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 No.94663

>>94654

>if I want

That. It can be both civnat and ethnat.


 No.94683

>>94651

I think anyone who says "never been tried" should probably be shot. It's a tired, tired phrase and clearly it's lived long enough to be entirely misapplied.


 No.95315

>>94534

I think you aren't aware of the labour value of theory


 No.95532

>>95315

>>94534

>>94519

we did it, reddit


 No.100995

Bump, because the left cannot shut up about Dickstabbed.




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 No.100941[Reply]

>communism doesn't wo-

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 No.100959

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>>100941

>Raised X and Increased Y

Compared to what? During WWI/II or during the pre-war years when the church was raising literacy rates exponentially/keeping the poor living longer via their religion-based hospitals? I'm willing to bet the former.

>Eliminated Unemployment

That tends to happen when society is built around "you will work or you will be shot."

>Healthcare

The USSR disbanded the church-run hospitals and hired a bunch of hacks to bolster those church-run numbers. Bog whoop.

>Literacy

So did the rest of the fucking industrialized world more or less. Turns out most of your population doesn't need to read when they're serfs. Who'da thunk it? Stalin also explicitly executed anyone incapable of reading, especially the blind, since they couldn't read his propaganda.

>Something something education

The alternative was boot camp, a gulag, or a job that made you wish you were in a gulag according to my well-educated Kazakh mentor.

>Something something daycare

It was mandatory because the Babushkas kept teaching their children the bible and a caretaker could more easily spy on one's family, again according to my well-educated Kazakh mentor who was a principle for a major Soviet-era high school in the Moscow region.


 No.100975

Most of those were accomplished by the west when it invented industrialism, of course when USSR copied industrialism without having to discover anything by trial and error or go through any growing pains it would happen a bit faster. Also they received food aid from the west for their entire existence, China receives various investments and even dollar for dollar aid to this day, despite being the 2nd largest economy. Imagine if America received money from the UN, it's that ridiculous.

>wage gap

Although I'll admit capitalism never solved imaginary problems.


 No.100977

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>>100941

>Raised life expecancy

>Increased income

As I always, always said, and as is always ignored, communist countries will see fucking growth and no one denies that as long as there are capitalist countries next to them which are also developing, for the same reason as a beggar in a rich neighborhood will eat caviar at some point, whereas a beggar in the neighborhood of beggars will starve.

As economies develop, the prices of goods - including capital goods - is lowered. It isn't just lowered for this economy, but for all others. If some brilliant entrepreneur made flying saucers available for a hundred dollars, the Democratic Republic of the Congo could henceforth claim that "Africogangrapism" had increased the number of flying saucers by 1250% in a year. Opportunity costs, as we all know, are not reflected in growth statistics, so the fact that the increase was 1250% and not 2500% will be completely lost.

>eliminated unemployment

As easy as shoving everyone who can work in a mine and discounting everyone who cannot work as a pensioner, child, or housewife.

>firing was rare

Kek, with twenty million dead as a lower estimate, I'd say firing happened quite often, amirite?


 No.100983

>>100941

Oh, and concerning education, communist countries tend to have notoriously high literacy rates and education levels, which is simply because they shove everyone into mandatory schooling.

>But if everyone was in a Gulag, how could everyone get schooled? Checkmate, my aynclap friend!

Everyone was schooled even in Gulags. Every single source about communist countries that I ever consulted talked about the indoctrination and reeducation rampant in these countries, especially in prison. So, is it any wonder literacy rates went sky high? More importantly, is that in any way reflective of an increased standard of living, or should we maybe discard literacy rate as an a-grade indicator of living standards if they can be increased by building schools in Kolyma and then deporting everyone and his mom to Kolyma?


 No.100993

>>100958

same in communist poland




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 No.99071[Reply]

Don't firms and individuals in a capitalist society have large incentives to rent-seek, in other words, isn't it the case that cronyism an endemic feature of capitalism?

If individuals with enough money can and have an incentive to use rent-seeking to get political favors, is that the real argument behind trying to force income equality? In other words, are proposals for income equality because of a more positive institutional arrangement than a direct moral argument?

Related Link:

http://files.libertyfund.org/econtalk/y2019/Mungercrony.mp3

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 No.100945

>>100939

But it also explains why leftists are so obsessed with income inequality. If you come from the point of view of already existing in a society with a government, then buy the critiques against capitalism which make a lot of sense in that system, then an alternative approach to cracking down on rent-seeking is instead to eliminate the differential financial advantage that certain individuals have in rent-seeking, which on an institutional level would involve combating income inequality. I'm not saying whether that's a good approach, but just how it's seemingly consistent from that worldview.


 No.100956

>>100945

>if you come at the problem from the wrong direction, you only produce shitty solutions

Well, yes.


 No.100987

>>99071

>Don't firms and individuals in a capitalist society have large incentives to rent-seek, in other words, isn't it the case that cronyism an endemic feature of capitalism?

In fact, no. It's not firms per se that rent-seek, it's interest groups. These groups will exist even in a perfectly socialistic system.

Some of the worst examples of rent-seeking you can find in Nazi Germany. I recommend The Vampire Economy if you want to learn about this in depth, or at least a few chapters from it, as the book is quite boring. Corporations were very heavily regulated, they could not import or export without permission, they had to fulfill quotas, managers and entrepreneurs lived in constant fear of being persecuted for accidentally breaking some law, they had members of staff whose sole purpose was to have cocktail parties with bureaucrats… interestingly, no capitalist really liked this state of affairs. Many wanted it at first, especially the banks, but they deeply regretted it a few years later.


 No.100989

>>99128

For the love of God, just learn this already.

The reason we mock communists who say "not real communism" is because they a) have no standards for determining whether some state is communist or not, as aa) their standards, like "worker's ownership of the means of production" are nearly inoperable, and bb) they cannot even find any consensus on which standard they should adopt, and b) they regularly change their minds on which governments are and aren't socialistic. My favorite example is Venezuela. You had leftists praise this country for its policies, but they made a 180° turn once the first reports came of starving Venezuelans eating flamingoes, and then they pretended that this turn never happened once Venezuela reached a state of civil war. We were always at war with Eurasia, you know? Also, c) communist don't like to think of a spectrum running from capitalism to communism, a system is either communistic or it's capitalistic.

Meanwhile:

a) Every capitalist will agree that the more unregulated voluntary transactions and property dispositions are, the more capitalist a country is,

b) there is broad agreement over which countries are capitalistic and which aren't, with some disagreements on facts, but you at least don't have thirty sects of capitalists who disagree with each other and don't even acknowledge their differences,

c) we think of economic freedom as running on a spectrum, with the USSR on one end and Ancapistan on the other so that when we say "Chile wasn't REAL capitalism", we mean to say it wasn't the ideal type of a capitalist economy. We then usually go on to mention the features which weren't capitalistic and tell you why the economic calamities in question are the fault of the interventionist or socialist elements of the economy, not of the capitalist ones.


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 No.100847[Reply]

liberland citizens please report in itt

 No.100868

Quick rundown?


 No.100967

Does it still exist?




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 No.100786[Reply]

recommended me some anti communist books besides the black book of Communism, Mises and Hayek,

and bloodlands

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 No.100799

1984

Time Will Run Back (although this one is admittedly kind of childish)


 No.100810

>>100799

janusz korwin-mikke


 No.100811

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this is all about how hollywood was infested with communist agents in the 30s-40s and how this isnt some right wing reactionary boogeyman. A really interesting story no one seems to know about

The Communist Party of America was taking order and money from the Kremlin in order to take control over hollywood and use it as a tool to create communist propaganda. They created unions that engaged not only in black balling certain actors or producers for not playing ball with them, they also used riots and strikes and physical violence to get their way, as well as using black propaganda. You know how everyone knows that Walt Disney was a raging antisemitic Hitler lover? Yeah, that was a rumor the communist unions made up about him after he opposed the cartoonist union.

If you've ever seen the movie "On the Waterfront" its all about this. Elia Kazan was initially on board with socialism, but he was disgusted at the corruption and censorship he saw and worked with the government to root out and call out the commies, something they hated him for. Much like how the story of the movie is about a dock worker reluctantly calling out a corrupt union boss. The hatred was to a point that even when he received his lifetime achievement award at the academy awards, there was a protest outside and even still a lot of people refused to stand for him and even booed him (Roman Polanski, a child rapist, received a standing ovation in contrast a few years later btw)

Heres the author of the book on cspan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8-yGo4z7pU

and heres a really good video seperate of the book that razorfist made about the same topic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOtinTlx7yo

TL;DR-communist took over hollywood in the 1930s-1940s


 No.100839

>>100786

Anything by Robert Conquest or Solzhenitsyin, Rudolph Rummel, any literature on the Khmer Rouge, Yang Jishengs Tombstone, the political treatises of Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn, Pictures of the Socialistic Commonwealth, and Matthew Whites Atrocitology. Those come to my mind right now.


 No.100963

>>100811

Never thought I'd saw razorfist get mentioned here but his video was pretty good.




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 No.71900[Reply]

Lets have a thread for editing, memes, webms, art requests and delivers, etc.

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 No.101352

>>98231

>>98251

>>98252

>>98286

>>98383

/liberty/ needs to make a board tan quik.

Also, waifu in the OP is from a /leftypol/ artist as far as I know.




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 No.98122[Reply]

Why don't libertarians respect chaos theory more?

https://mises.org/library/chaos-theory-destroying-mathematical-economics-within-full-edition

It feels like a great way to get out of the old determinism v. free will debate by arguing about whether certain classes of natural phenomena are predictable as opposed to 'predetermined.' You can better incorporate the salients points of Hayek's local knowledge and Mises' calculation arguments. You can point out socialist hubris. Finally, you can actually speak in a harder and more rigorous scientific point of view.

 No.98126

are Mises' and Hayek's theories contradictory with determinism?


 No.98148

>>98126

Do they have to be to consider the OP?


 No.100935

Bamp.


 No.100950

>a great way to get out of the old determinism v. free will debate

How exactly?

1. Chaotic processes are deterministic. What's special about them is the extreme difficulty of making accurate predictions because of sensitivity or complexity.

2. Even random processes aren't free in any reasonable sense of the word. A random process can't 'choose'.

3. Free will is impossible. To truly choose is impossible. All processes are combinations of deterministic - in theory predictable - and random - unpredictable even in theory - processes. Neither is free and there is no room for anything besides those concepts.

Free will is bullshit. It doesn't even not-exist. 'Free' in this context doesn't even refer to anything coherent that could exist or not-exist. Free will is an impossible concept.


 No.101144

>>100950

Mankind developed the word "choice" to describe a process that occurs within his mind. Regardless of the nature of this phenomenon, it does occur. Being a real phenomenon which takes place within a natural universe, its operation is deterministic in nature, regardless of whether the mechanism can ever be understood. Free will and determinism are not mutually exclusive, and to believe that they are is to fail to understand at least one of them.




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 No.100858[Reply]

was ataturk homo and freemason?

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 No.100869

Fuck Lincoln. Someone should have shot him sooner.


 No.100875

>>100858

Hitler actually loosened gun control laws. Except he took them from Jews


 No.100882

<King George III wanted to take peoples guns

<Martin Luther King JR. was BASTE

<Abraham Lincoln didn't shred the constitution when he broke habeas corpus among other things.

cringe.


 No.100887

>>100882

<King George III wanted to take peoples guns

it's true, though


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