posted ago by Josemarti ago by Josemarti +4 / -0

Have you had someone accuse you of having a view of economics and it's rooted in anger or hate but really you're stating an economic law to the best of your ability?

I've had this issue when discussing minimum wage recently. Despite hundreds of times explaining my views on anarchy, government, free association, regulation and others knowing my age i was accused of disliking others and having a boomer mentality. This was on a social media platform which i had been in a group with many of these people. It seems that they cannot distinguish between what i want and/ or what is economic law.

If i state what i believe is an economic law I'm not necessarily saying what i want from society but rather what is. What i want may be a different matter. Though if i state what is true then i believe they'll be consequences for going against reality but that's outside my control or anybody else's.

Have you had this issue of being accused of disliking others based on what you say is an economic law?

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libman 2 points ago +2 / -0

People addicted to government will say anything for the benefit of their addiction.

They will throw whatever insults give them the greatest emotional satisfaction, like some monkeys throw poo - no matter how detached from reality those words may be. Advocating for individual freedom makes you Literally Hitler, a cannibal, a zombie, etc...

Some people cannot be persuaded. That is their loss.

Focus on creating the alternative systems,. When your success is obvious, the people who've previously insulted you will end up claiming it was their idea all along... (This is why preserving immutable conversation history is so important.)

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Josemarti [S] 1 point ago +1 / -0

Do you really preserve conversation history?

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libman 2 points ago +2 / -0

Not as much as I should...