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Political Philosophy

February 1, 2013

O has switched political allegiance. Communism has been abandoned in favour of Free Market Anarchy.  Amazon are delivering daily instalments of Nozick and Rawls.

‘Why Rawls?’ I asked as he would have no time for Free Market Anarchy.

‘I’ve got no time for Rawls. I don’t agree with anything he says,’ O replies dismissively.

‘So why the interest?’ Rawls is one of my heros. I am crushed.

‘You’ve got to argue BOTH sides.’ Of course. That’s why I endured hundreds of pages of Nozick.

The domestic habits of the Free Market Anarchist are identical to those of the Communist.

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