The president of LvMI gave a recent, knock-it-out-of-the-park speech: I promised you some optimism today. Perhaps one of the most optimistic libertarians ever was Murray Rothbard, a happy intellectual warrior if ever there was one. And he was very enthusiastic about the revolution of libertarian ideas, because he understood fundamentally that liberty is the only…Details
Tom Woods gives your lecture of the week – and since Mises Universtiy 2014 occurred last week, there is lecture fodder for WEEKS headed your way…
This one is very general, but discusses the usual ways in which people see the state that are simply erroneous. Enjoy.
Your lecture of the week this week is the late Milton Friedman’s son David (famous in his own right, but whatever), giving examples of circumstances under which libertarianism can be very hard to justify. Everyone pursuing the ideology should give this one a listen:
Found a new goldmine of legal theory, in John Hasnas. Of particular interest is his article The Myth of the Rule of Law… Stop! Before reading this Article, please take the following quiz. The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides, in part: “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging…Details
On a comment thread about libertarianism and Catholicism under his recent post. The guy really is somewhat clueless in this area, preferring to repeat “Romans 13, Romans 13, Romans 13, Romans 13, Romans 13, Romans 13” ad nauseam, as if the fundamentalist reading of one line in the Bible is ammunition enough to destroy the…Details