Politics operates according to principles that would horrify us if we observed them in our private lives, and would get us arrested if we lived by them. The state can steal and call it taxation, kill and call it war.
Many advocates for free markets often mistakenly speak of "the market" as if markets by themselves somehow solve problems or provide incentives. Only people can do these things, and markets are just a means to an end.
How should we define equality? The state won't define it, and a definition doesn't really matter because "equality" isn't really about helping anyone but the state and its agents. It's about some people exercising power over other people.
Secession, which is at the very heart of free enterprise and self-determination, has long been synonymous with libertarianism going back at least to Lysander Spooner. In the twentieth century, Frank Chodorov continued this tradition, and we should continue to do the same today.