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Dear Subscriber,

I just sent the following e-mail to a professor who teaches history
and political science, and who wrote an article in the Canada Free
Press criticizing anarchism. Start by reading the article at the
link shown below. Then the letter will make more sense.


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Dear Dr. Owens,

Today I was directed to your article in the Canada Free Press
entitled "You Need Limits to be Free," found here:

I was considering writing a response, but it occurred to me that it
might be more interesting and useful to have a live discussion on
the topic instead, if you would be up for that. So I guess this is
me either inviting you to have a discussion and/or challenging you
to a debate, depending on how you want to look at it. But by
"debate" I do not mean what usually passes for debate: two people
yelling assertions and accusations at each other. I mean a civil
exchange of ideas and a calm examination of philosophical

Your time is valuable, and I wouldn't expect you to take the time
to have a discussion with every single person who might disagree
with you. (I know I don't.) But in this case, your ideas and
opinions would have an audience which I hope would be large enough
to make it worth your while. If you are agreeable, I would want to
record and publicly post our discussion--in complete, unedited form-
- -on my web site and YouTube channel. As you may or may not know,
I'm a somewhat well-known advocate of voluntaryism and a stateless
society (a.k.a. "anarchy"), and my YouTube channel has over 11,000
subscribers, and a total of over 1.4 million video views. I'm sure
our discussion would get tens of thousands of views, at the very

If you're willing to have such a discussion, I'm open to whatever
format or setting you prefer, moderated or not, structured or "free
form." Please let me know if you would be interested.


Larken Rose
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P.S. If you are set up to use Skype, with or without video (your
choice), that's really all you would need.