David Harsanyi Celebrates Libertarian Judgmentalism

JointMarijuana is, for
the most part, an innocuous habit. But there can be detrimental
psychological and physiological effects on the human body after
prolonged use. The problem is that Americans use the state as a
moral compass. For libertarians, it is often frustrating to explain
that advocating the decriminalization of x is not synonymous with
endorsing x. The state’s decriminalizing of an activity or
substance doesn’t transform that activity or substance into a
moral, healthy or admirable one. And, writes David Harsanyi,
libertarians don’t have to act as if it does. You can celebrate the
fact that people are free without celebrating all the dumb things
those people do with their freedoms.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2014/01/10/david-harsanyi-celebrates-libertarian-ju

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