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The Definition of Libertarian: What Is Libertarian?

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THE LIBERTARIANS



The Ron Paul Revolution in Retrospect

The Rand Paul Revolution?

The Tea Party Movement

The Libertarian Party

The Free State Project

The Seasteading Movement

The Austrian Economists

The Anarchists

The Voluntaryists: Stefan Molyneux and Peaceful Parenting

The Agorists: Market Alternatives as Subversion

Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

The Ronald Reagan Revolution

The Crypto-Anarchists: Digital Currency and 3D Printed Guns

WikiLeaks and the Power of Disclosures

The Beltway Libertarians: Think Tanks

State Sovereignty Libertarians

The Psychological Libertarians

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Libertarian Halloween Costume: Banksy's Flower Chucker


I may have found my Halloween costume for 2009- with an awesome libertarian twist.

It's to dress up as the "masked anarchist" throwing a bouquet of flowers instead of a bomb or Molotov cocktail in a classic work by the English graffiti artist, Banksy.

The work is entitled "The Flower Chucker."

It is visually powerful and philosophically poignant because it seems to espouse peace, love, and non-violent means to the ends of political revolution.

I would love to be that masked anarchist throwing a bouquet of flowers for Halloween because I would love to be that masked anarchist throwing a bouquet of flowers.

If my life's work could be summarized in that picture, I would die a happy man.

3 comments:

  1. Hmm, seeing the picture got me thinking about the physics of throwing flowers. Maybe ten feet at best (as depicted). Any thoughts on how to throw the flowers further without property damage (except for the 'pollution' of the flowers and wrap themselves)

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  2. Good point! If the flowers are all just wrapped nicely together in a paper or plastic covering, you are correct that they will fly apart in the air and wind resistance will shorten their range.

    If they were somewhat tightly tied or rubber-banded together however, I think they could fly much farther than ten feet because they would be somewhat projectile-like, especially if I threw them stem first like a spear.

    Maybe to be consistent I should just nicely hand them to someone though.

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  3. My friend introduced me to Banksy, and for that I'm eternally grateful. It's possible to become reliable I should just perfectly hands those to somebody even though.

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