Ten Reasons to Keep Slavery

In reviewing the literature and popular arguments supporting slavery in this country in the 19th century, Robert Higgs of Mises.org came up with the following 10 ways of reasoning: Slavery is natural. People differ, and we must expect that those who are superior in a certain way — for example, in intelligence, morality, knowledge, technological…

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In Pursuit of Virtue (03/05/11)

Let’s play good/bad… Good: absolute poverty has decreased significantly in this country since the 1970s, and it is possible to even further anti-poverty without involving the government. Bad: people refuse to believe it, are ingrained with the idea that we need the government to redistribute the wealth, and are certain that the state needs to…

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