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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Egalitarianism as Revolt Against Nature…

is the title of a long essay by Murray Rothbard that I found particularly counter-culture and yet fascinating. In it, Rothbard exposes the fallacy inherent in the thought that everyone is equal or should be treated so by law, especially where there is no evidence of such but a disparate impact on the target group.…

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In Pursuit of Virtue (02-11-11 Edition)

I have never liked “Things Worth Discussing.” It’s so boring. So I thought of a new title, one that goes with the theme of the blog.Virtue through knowledge, of course… I post these summaries of information because your brain is the most important thing you own. How valuable is it? Some people think it has…

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