This one made quite a splash in the liberty-sphere, it seems.
I absolutely freaking loved it. Of course, the “libertine libertarians” hated it.
Gender differences?! Bashing popular culture?! Bashing free sex?! Bashing free contraceptions and free abortion?!?!? Whaaaaat?!
Or so cried the egalitarian “libertarians” who worship equality beyond liberty. Tom Woods has a nice roundup of the whole nonsense. Its about time that the libertarians of today re-read “Why Paleo” by Murray Rothbard.
Also, the whole debate led me over the the BleedingHeartLibertarians, which is a pseudo-libertarian/liberal outfit that likes to criticize things that are too “right-wing”, and I picked up this ridiculous quote. Clearly whoever wrote this is completely unaware of the structure of reality :
Anyone who cares about freedom should oppose both public and private forms of oppression. This is why libertarians should be feminists and why feminists should be libertarians.
If you cannot understand the difference between “public oppression” (government backed violence or threats of violence) and “private oppressions” (opinions and discrimination by private individuals) then you seriously have your head up your butt. Trying to build bridges between feminism and libertarianism is so stupid I cannot even find a word for it. Then again Murray had this one covered a long time ago, like I previously noted.