Question for the "free market libertarians"

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Ripper-Roo
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Sometimes I feel as though free market libertarians are only after freedom for the rich. Someone born into poverty is less deserving of a good life than someone born to a better off family... all because their parents (who they didn't choose) works hard (wow)!

Now don't get me wrong I believe in freedom of the individual and choice of lifestyle, but I don't agree with social hierarchy or punishing people for things beyond their control.

What exactly are free market libertarians motivated by: all individuals or just protection from the state who won't "take" (redistribute) their money?

It just seems a bit inconsistent, how can someone poor make something of their lives without a system that enables them to?
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They have a martyr complex about "hard work", they're usually lucky working-class individuals who have broken into the middle classes, they're proud of slaving away all their lives for some shareholder's gain and they bloody well think everyone else should be subjected to the same treatment.

They also buy the "American dream" meritocracy propaganda. Should we take bets on how long until Alan Sugar and Richard Branson are mentioned?

Some of them who are in upper management or an even higher class are obsessed with keeping their taxes to themselves and removing human rights/health and safety regulation. This allows them to indulge their fevered dream of total control over their workers' lives and driving down their pay.
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too long did not read lol
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What's a libetarian?
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Its funny I have never met a self defining 'strong individual' who is very successful. It seems to me something middle set people try to buy into to delude themselves.
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