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Since Thiel is a capitalist and not in support of democracy, that means he is either a fascist or an extreme libertarian. Correct me if I'm wrong, but mainstream libertarianism is still democratic, they tend to be supporters of government in the style of the original US constitution. That would mean that if Thiel is non-authoritarian he would be an anarcho-capitalist, which I have a hard time believing he is.



I see no indication that he's a fascist unless we have vastly different understandings of the term. His comment about freedom and democracy being incompatible reads to me like the classic issue of the inherent conflict between the interests of the individual (freedom) and the interests of the collective (democracy). I can only speculate what his ideal political system would be, but calling an individualist a fascist just doesn't fundamentally make sense.

As an example of a non-democratic libertarian governance system, consider minarchism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minarchism.




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