Sunday, February 28, 2016

Article by The Last American Vagabond - Anarchapulco 2016

From The Last American Vagabond
I had the distinct pleasure of representing The Last American Vagabond at the 2nd Annual Anarchapulco conference in Acapulco, Mexico; the world’s largest anarcho-capitalist conference. For some who might not know what anarcho-capitalism means or have a distorted view let’s break it down. It comes from the word anarchy and capitalism. Anarchy simply means “one without rulers” or self-ownership. In this context, Anarchy is against having a centralized state and advocates for freedom through self-governed societies with volunteer institutions. Then there is capitalism, which is largely misunderstood, yet is nothing more than free trade amongst individuals in which they own their own means of production. Combine the two and one has anarcho-capitalism, which is essentially voluntary free trade amongst people without any centralized control over the system. The ability to self-govern and trade freely is seen in this community as the ultimate form of human freedom.
With this idea of freedom in mind, the conference has morphed into the ultimate free-thinker conference merged with Austrian economics, which spans a wide variety of subjects from free market economic analysis, sound money investments, independent mediaspiritual transcendencepsychedelics, crypto-currencies, proactive activism, rational physics, personal relationship dynamics, “conspiracy” knowledge (although I would call much of it hidden truths), and independent education, among others. As you can see, it’s pretty hard to encompass the conference into one idea or one belief system other than ....READ MORE

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