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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Larry Reed: A Clash of Worldviews


In this video from Bahamian television, FEE President Lawrence Reed debates liberty and character with folks who find his worldview more than a little curious. Specifically, Reed is beset by two gentlemen on the show — host and guest — who clearly don't relate to his perspective. Like many people, they believe the State has a “moral responsibility” to… (insert program).

Do moral responsibilities lie with an abstraction called government? Or do they lie in the hearts of a free people?

This TV debate from the Bahamas is a very good rendering of two stark worldviews.