History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Medieval Libertarianism

Originally published on Bionic Mosquito The stateless Middle Ages were the only example of a functioning anarchic order in the West. The ‘Reactionary’ Libertarianism of Frank van Dun, by Richard Storey. Forgive the length of this post and the multiple links.  I am thinking it is necessary to capture and summarize my thoughts on this topic,… Continue reading Medieval Libertarianism

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Libertarianism Is Going Medieval

I have long-believed that the realisation of anarcho-capitalist principles would most resemble the stateless societies of Medieval Europe.  After all, there seems no other time or place where such an ordered anarchy has existed, nor which warrants Rothbard’s description of a ‘gorgeous mosaic’ of self-governing communities.  Yet, most others have rather envisioned some future ‘Ancapistani’… Continue reading Libertarianism Is Going Medieval