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« Reply #25 on: May 11, 2012, 06:01:58 pm »
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Liberalism if I had to choose. I like Libertarianism to an extent but goes way too far on some issues.
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« Reply #26 on: May 11, 2012, 07:08:32 pm »
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Libertarianism=dogmatic market liberalism.
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« Reply #27 on: May 13, 2012, 02:13:11 pm »
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They're both good ideas, but I think Liberalism is better.  The idea that they both share  is that its the state's job to serve the people and not the people's job to glorify the state.
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« Reply #28 on: June 17, 2012, 11:43:41 pm »
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Liberalism -as an anecdote, I especially like Arlington County's snow removal ordinance, passed in the aftermath of the 2009-2010 winter.

Is there any equivalent in libertarian-oriented states like New Hampshire?
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« Reply #29 on: June 18, 2012, 07:01:03 am »
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Both these ideologies' meaning differs between Europe and USA. That said, Liberalism has been, by far, a more important ideological current. It has shaped the societies of developed countries to a considerable extent.
>implying minarchism isn't outdated liberalism.
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