Revisiting Peter Thiel's 2009 essay The Education of a Libertarian ..
The project picked up mainstream exposure in 2008 after having been brought to the attention of PayPal founder , who invested $500,000 in the institute and has since spoken out on behalf of its viability, most recently in his essay "The Education of a Libertarian," published online by . TSI has received widespread and diverse media attention, from sources such as and .
viability in his essay "The Education of a Libertarian"
One early example is Thiel’s notorious 2009 essay published in the Libertarian journal . In the essay, he declared that freedom and democracy are incompatible, and he laid much of the blame on the enfranchisement of women.