The National Association of Thinkers Sick and Tired 
of Knee-Jerk Motormouth Objections to Liberty 
When There's No Reference to, or even 
Awareness of, the Vast Scholarship 
of Liberty At All

Common Kneejerk Objections to Liberty


Kneejerk Objection #1 
(To the Legalization of Drugs): 
"But I'm afraid that would mean drugs would be readily available everywhere and to everyone all over the place!"  Click HERE for the answer 
Kneejerk Objection #2 
(To the consistent application of principles): 
"But isn't that the same as ... (choose): extremism, racism, militarism, fascism, Naziism, communism, etc., etc. ?" Click HERE for the answer 
Kneejerk Objection #3
(To the consistent application of principles):
"But isn't that being totally uncaring about...(choose) the children, the elderly, the poor, the destitute, the sick, the homeless, the hapless, the hopeless, etc. etc. ... ?"  Click HERE for the answer 
 Kneejerk Objection #4
(To the consistent application of principles):
 "I insist that that IS being totally uncaring about...(choose) the children, the elderly, the poor, the destitute, the sick, the homeless, the hapless, the hopeless, etc. etc. ... !!!"  Click HERE for the response 
Kneejerk Objection #5
(To the application of
wisdom in choosing a
moral code)
"But isn't all that based on selfishness, and therefore wrong?" Click HERE for the answers
Kneejerk Objection #6
(To private gun
ownership)
"But what about all those reasons they give us for not owning guns? Click HERE for the answers
Kneejerk Objection #6a
(To private gun
ownership)
"But guns are MADE for killing!" Click HERE for the response 
Kneejerk Objection #7
(To eliminating government regulations)
"But with no regulations I'm afraid that would mean there'd be fraud, swindles, pollutions and poisons all over the place!" Click HERE for the answers
Kneejerk Objection #8 (To claims of individual rights)  Kneejerk Objection #8a: "But that argument was used by a (choose): racist, fascist, communist, Nazi, socialist, Marxist, nationalist, monarchist, mercantilist, feudalist, etc. etc. etc., and therefore must be invalid and/or a 'code word' for a hidden agenda. 

Kneejerk Objection #8b: "You're only holding that position because somebody's paying you to do so."

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