Amia Srinivasan has many questions for free market moralists that deserve answers. Indeed, her entire piece deserves careful study as at eloquently illustrates the dichotomy of welfare liberalism and laisse-faire liberalism. Here are the four questions.
1. Is any exchange between two people in the absence of direct physical compulsion by one party against the other (or the threat thereof) necessarily free?
2. Is any free (not physically compelled) exchange morally permissible?
3. Do people deserve all they are able, and only what they are able, to get through free exchange?
4. Are people under no obligation to do anything they don’t freely want to do or freely commit themselves to doing?
Her answer show free market fundamentalism for the sham that it is. Like those on the left who preach of socialist utopias, libertarian utopias have just as