by Caleb Maupin
ANNOTATED BY PATRICE GREANVILLE
This is a repost. First run Jun 27, 2020.
Few ideologies are more insidious and disastrous to society than libertarianism, but its popularity continues in the US, propelled by fanatics who live in an alternate universe, and the power of a multitude of billionaires, their media and bought politicians, and the fact it remains the core value of capitalism, aka "the American Way of Life". The affluent—especially their children—lap it up, and there are far too many who become intoxicated with the notion of absolute freedom, a social impossibility.
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