The Consent Axiom has become one of the tenants of the libertarian society in South Africa. Even though we may not agree what’s the best economic or political systems, we can all agree that you are the best judge of your own needs. “No action without consent.”
Now resident in Jeffrey’s Bay, Trevor matriculated at De La Salle College in Victory Park, Johannesburg, in 1967. He started a B.Sc degree (Physics, chemistry) at Wits University in 1968, but switched to a B.Sc (Computer Science) through Unisa. After reading Ayn Rand in the early 1980’s, Trevor became a keen libertarian and has been involved with the movement ever since. Watkins has attended all but 1 of the 30 Libertarian Seminars held in South Africa, as well as FreedomFest in Las Vegas in the US. He is a co-developer of the Consent Axiom, and is on a mission to publicise this idea worldwide. He aspires to someday living in an independent libertarian enclave called Libertaria.
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