Southampton University Libertarian Society

Society News by sotonlibertarians
October 16, 2009, 1:11 am
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We’ve started the affiliation-ball rolling. Sketched out a draft constitution; now we need 25 members including three committee members. If you are still a student at Southampton University: SIGN UP! If you know a student at Southampton University: SIGN THEM UP!

The Committee places going are:

  • President
  • Secretrary
  • Treasurer

Nationbuilding for Fun and Profit Pt 2 by sconzey
August 28, 2009, 3:43 pm
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Part 2: A Government

Intuitively this step should be difficult: what is the best form of government? Socialist or Lassiez-faire? Autocratic or Democratic? Despotic or liberal? The answer: It doesn’t matter.

Your job as the landowner of this new country is not to find the perfect government, but to provide a framework within which other people can worry about the perfect government. You provide those services of government that are straightforward and profitable, and let other people worry about the rest.

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In Defence of Mercenaries by sconzey
August 21, 2009, 3:41 am
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Mercenaries — men (and women) who kill for cash. Those who impose force motivated neither by freedom, nor democracy, but by lust for mammon. It sounds terrible doesn’t it? Those evil bastards.

But are we looking at mercenaries the right way? Do mercenary armies have hidden strengths that could be used to permanently reduce the amount of armed conflict in the world? Maybe.
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