Do What You Say You’ll Do

There are many approaches to summarizing libertarian philosophy, whether it’s “The Golden Rule,”rugged individualism, or the complete works of Ayn Rand. Personally, I embrace Richard Maybury’s approach most, when he introduces two laws in “Whatever Happened to Justice?“: Do all you have agreed to do, and Do not encroach on other persons or their property. I find that most libertarians handle the second of those laws quite well, as most of us subscribe to the non-aggression principle. Where we can ALL, libertarian and non-libertarian alike, use a bit of help is with the first. Ca...