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Why I was wrong about drugs

Note, in this post, I was referring to recreational drugs. Hard drugs are obviously a whole different ball game.

This isn’t exactly topical, but I’ve been doing a little thinking recently. Up to a couple weeks ago, I’ve said that I don’t support legalisation of drugs because I don’t feel that there’s enough of a mandate to do it. By mandate, I mean not enough people support the idea. That was my view. Read the rest of this entry

Welfare Libertarianism – a random term I made up for what I believe

For a few years now, I’ve referred to myself as a libertarian. I do believe the world, in general, is better off when people are allowed to do what they want to, as long as they are not harming others. However, a lot of libertarians seem to lean more toward a capitalist, free-market view on economics. While I agree with that to a degree, I don’t agree in all circumstances. So, over the past couple days, I’ve been looking for a name for what I believe. I have failed in that mission, so I’ve decided to name it myself. Read the rest of this entry