The purpose of the Libertarian Nation Foundation is to advance the day when coercive
institutions of government can be replaced by voluntary institutions of civil mutual consent, by
developing clear and believable descriptions of those voluntary institutions, and by building a
community of people who share confidence in these descriptions.
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How LNF Differs From Other Libertarian Organizations
LNF does not try to influence government policy in existing nations. And LNF does
not try to convince statists (people who believe in the state as an institution) of the benefits
of privatization. Instead LNF works among people who are already libertarian, trying to
build the strength of the libertarian movement from within by improving the clarity of its
Introduction to the Libertarian Nation Foundation
LNF was founded (along with its sister organization FNF-CI) in 2001 as a daughter organization of the former
Free Nation Foundation (which was founded in 1993 to
follow the plan described in Toward a Free Nation). LNF publishes
Formulations and holds occasional Forums.