One of the biggest criticisms of Libertarian viewpoints, is this notion that there is supposedly no way to help the poor in a free society; so it is often thought that we must forcibly take money via taxation, to give to the poor. If you use a bit of logical deduction, however, you will see that a society who values helping the less fortunate will help the less fortunate; there need not be a wasteful/coercive government intermediary who squanders most of the money before it reaches its target and creates a dependent class.

How to help the poor without pointing the gun at everyone else… by Stefan Molyneux, Host of Freedomain Radio, the most popular philosophy podcast on the web –

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