This article is from the Libertarian FAQ, by Joe Dehn firstname.lastname@example.org, Robert Bickford rab.AT.daft.com, Mike Huben email@example.com and Advocates for Self-Government http://www.self-gov.org/ with numerous contributions by others.
Libertarians want a win-win world of peace and plenty. And we believe
that the only way to get it is through self-government... NOT others-
Self-government is the combination of personal responsibility and
tolerance. Responsibility means you govern yourself. Tolerance means
you don't force your values on peaceful, honest people.
Today, however, others-government is giving us insecurity, conflict
and poverty. Let's revitalize our heritage of self-government to
create a win-win world where everyone comes out ahead.  -- Carole
 "The Liberator," Summer 1993, p. 13, Advocates for