Stewart Browne names ten reasons libertarians can hold their heads up, all of them built around technology and the internet. The big reason: Even as government holds humanity back, technology continues to propel us forward.
I would word it differently, putting humans in the driver's seat instead of some faceless technology, but Mr. Browne understands this quite well, as his article shows.
Personally, I find happiness spending time with my family and friends. And though this may sound odd, I find a significant degree of contentment understanding why the world is in the mess it is in. The contentment comes not only from understanding, but from knowing others can understand, too, and therefore it is not futile to work for liberty.