Brainspill – Keynesianism, Time Preference, & Morality

I have a few semi-disconnected thoughts that have been stirring around in my head that I have alluded to in past post and have arisen as a response to Democracy: The God that Failed by Hans-Hermann Hoppe. This book is unspeakably important, but more on that in a bit… Generally, Democrats/Leftists who know anything about…

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Beat to the Punch

As I randomly said to my little brother this morning, “…in college you will run into plenty of Plato, Hobbes, Rousseau, and maybe even some Locke if you take philosophy. You won’t hear much Spooner, Rothbard, Thoreau, Hayek, or Aristotle, since they tend to undermine the status quo and teach people to think for themselves.…

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State or Private Law Society

by Hans Hermann Hoppe: Alone on his island, Robinson Crusoe can do whatever he pleases. For him, the question concerning rules of orderly human conduct – social cooperation – simply does not arise. This question can only arise once a second person, Friday, arrives on the island. Yet even then, the question remains largely irrelevant…

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Nonendorsement of Government Action ≠ Totally Anti-, Against, Contra, Etc.

One of the greatest fallacies of today is the fallacy that if you do not want government to do something, you are against it altogether. Drives me nuts. Here’s Bastiat: These are some of the reasons alleged by the adversaries of State intervention in what concerns the order in which citizens think their wants and…

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