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Ozark Voluntaryist Network

Liberate the Ozarks!

If we understand the characteristics of statists and minarchists, we might more easily convince them about voluntaryist ideas. What are their beliefs, their positive and negative words, and their needs? This is a work in progress. Write your suggestions and comments on our Facebook page here. Thanks.

Strategy

Evolution
from Statist
to Voluntaryist
Characteristics

statist
Statist
minarchist
Minarchist
voluntaryist
Voluntaryist
Beliefs Government is good. Government is necessary. Government is oppressive.
Positive words law and order
micro-aggression
(government) protection
"We" as rulers + subjects
our country [sic State]
human rights (qua benefits)
constitutional
limited government
separation of powers
original intent
rule of (monopoly) law
constitutional rights
liberty
free markets
non-aggression
secession
polycentric law
individual rights
Negative words anarchist
lawlessness
anarchist and statist statist
uniformity, regimentation
Fears Fears emergent order & seeks
authority figures and symbols.
Fears market failure in
defense, police, and law.
Fears oppression by the
State and its agents.
Slogan I love Big Brother. Don't tread on me. Please. Love thy neighbor;
hate thy State.
Political Vision State chauvinism (patriotism) in a world of competing States. Limited government:
More liberty-oriented States.
Voluntary society. Individuals and voluntary organizations.
Human Nature People are so bad that we need a strong government run by people. People are so bad that we need a limited government run by people. No matter how good or bad people are, it is not good to have rulers over them.


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