For those of us who have strong political opinions, we generally fall into three tribes, progressives, conservatives and libertarians. I’m not talking about political parties. I’m talking about guiding moral philosophies. You already know your tribe and I’m guessing you’re comfortable in your moral superiority. I know I am.
Inside each of these tribes we use our own language and themes based on our world view. Somehow, we expect those in the other tribes to understand. They just don’t. Force an MSNBC viewer to watch Fox News and enjoy madness.
My philosophy is libertarian. I believe the human being is sovereign unto himself and only under the rarest circumstances should others, via government, have the power to coerce him. So, I see everything on a spectrum of liberty-to-coercion. Coercion being the ugliest sin.
Read the whole article published by the Denver Post on December 26, 2017.