March 11, 2014
The impression that atheism or materialism is an accomplished host for libertarian values is mistaken, says Jay Richards. “Libertarians may be surprised to learn that these core values—if not the entire repertoire of libertarian ideas—makes far more sense in a theistic milieu.”
Richards examines four areas that are lost by embracing an atheistic, materialistic worldview:
No Individual Rights
No Freedom or Responsibility
No Reliable Reason
No Moral Truth
Richards makes clear that his argument does not claim that either libertarian values or theism is true, or that theists must be libertarians. Continue Reading...