1. Everyone is reading Nozick wrong
2. David Sobel's critique of self-ownership is both irrelevant and uninteresting
3. The Myth of Ownership is mistaken
4. Self-ownership is a conclusion, not a premise, and all liberals subscribe to a version of it, even if they say they don't.
The demographic objection to epistocracy holds that because advantaged demographic groups (male, rich, white) tend to be better informed about politics than disadvantaged groups (female, poor, black), that epistocracy would end up unjustly giving power to advantaged groups at the expense of disadvantaged groups. This paper considers and rebuts two major versions of the demographic objection.