There seems to be a little confusion amongst some libertarians (and a lot of other folks) that the use of force is sometimes okay as long as it’s used to promote what is believed to be a greater good. However, the problem is that this is the same justification that tyrannical regimes use to accomplish what they also claim to be a greater good…all while threatening, imprisoning, and killing their way to a supposed “Utopia”. But in the end, it’s really pretty simple. As illustrated by this graphic, libertarians believe in non-aggression. Period. If you believe the opposite, that using force or violence against someone in order to make them conform to your beliefs is okay, then you may want to rethink calling yourself a libertarian.
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(Note: Graphic inspired by episode 372 of the Tom Woods Show.)