• Christian Liberty

    by Published on 11-28-2014 11:40 AM

    To my knowledge, there are only five consistent positions that it is possible to hold in politics. There may be others, but to my knowledge:

    1. Anarchism/voluntarism/whatever else you want to call it, which rejects the legitimacy of rulers entirely. It does NOT reject the legitimacy or law, only the legitimacy of coercive violence against peaceful people, ever. No social contract. Thus, no compulsory taxes or monopolistic legal systems. This is the position that I take.

    2. Theonomy. Government strictly limited by Old Testament Law. More or less what Gary North and Joel McDurmon hold, and what Rushdoony used to hold. This is a fairly, though not ideologically, libertarian viewpoint, especially when the postmillennial view of progress that almost always ...
    by Published on 12-19-2013 01:18 PM

    Based off the question from Freedom University's quiz, with 1 representing total tyranny, and 10 representing total liberty (These definitions are somewhat subjective, define them how you want) how free is the US right now, and why?

    Right now my gut feeling is a 4, but I could be convinced to change my answer to a 3 or a 5 pretty easily. I'd be curious what kind of arguments we can get here.
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