10 Reasons I Left Progressivism for Libertarianism. Danny Duchamp & Keith Knight

by | Feb 14, 2022

1. People are more willing to make good decisions for themselves than others

2. People have better information on their preferences than other people

3. If you know you will control your future decisions, you are more able to make good present decisions

4. Freedom is the perfect Schelling Point

5. Your deeds are more meaningful if freely chosen

6. Freedom results in mutual benefit

7. Lack of freedom is a waste of brainpower

8. The alternative to freedom is subservience to other flawed individuals selected by flawed systems

9. There is dignity in freedom

10. Freedom is what is so special about humanity

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