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This is just chock full of insight and clarity, but Friedman makes an early comment that explains the fundamental justification for supporting freedom and opposing collectivism: “Socialism guides our behavior in strict contrast to what be believe to be the facts of the World.”
Look, this piece isn’t the whole story. Follow the other YouTube links, too, and read the works discussed.
I can’t think of a better way to prepare yourself for the “theological” battle ahead.
Unless you understand the historical ideas in play, you’re already behind the power curve.
Today’s dangers are about nothing new. Your enemies didn’t just come up with this stuff yesterday — they’re quoting chapter and verse of recycled crap, and they’re lying old lies about freedom.
You need to know why that’s crap, where that crap led in the past, and where it’ll inevitably lead again.
[I'll quit, here, since you have a lot of work to do.]
Or am I preachin’ to the choir?