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From: David Duffy <davidD@qimr.edu.au>
Subject: Re: Digest urth.v031.n025
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 22:32:27 +1000 (EST)

> ..... I think you're putting too much emphasis on the libertarian elements
> in Wolfe's political thought (which are certainly present), at the expense
> of his call for submission to legitimate authority, which is just as
> important, if not more so.

I see the history of New Viron, incl Horn & Nettle's failure as farmers, and
the rise of slavery, as an attack on certain libertarian fantasies that all
will be well living the autonomous (anarchic) frontier life.  (maybe not that
different from Farnham's Freehold ;))


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