An excerpt of Hans-Hermann Hoppe’s second talk at the Mises Seminar in Sydney (http://www.mises.org.au/), entitled “A Private Law Society”.Daily Bell: How would law and order be provided in this society? How would your ideal justice system work? Dr. Hans-Hermann Hoppe: In a private law society the production of law and order — of security — […]
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Tom Woods on what’s wrong with the libertarian movement. wood anti-rothbard cult via 297. The Anti-Rothbard Cult.
From Eric Field at The Libertarian: Hans-Hermann Hoppe is one of the most defining of contemporary libertarian thinkers. A graduate of the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany and a former Marxist, Hoppe’s is best known for his rigorously logical examination of culture, human action, and the state. Hoppe has at times courted controversy for his belief […]
Written in 1951, this is one of Leonard Read’s earliest pamphlets on what he called “the philosophy of freedom.” As was often the case in Read’s essays on spreading the message of liberty, Read notes that the first step is evaluating one’s own thinking. Communism and socialism, Read contends, are not ideologies that exist somewhere […]
In this 1967 essay, Leonard Read lays out what might best be termed a sociological study of libertarian activism. Read attempts to identify different types of personalities and individuals who are likely to be amenable or resistant to the message of free markets and liberty. Read then goes on to examine the proper methods of […]
“Progression or advancement never graces anyone who succumbs to the notion that he has arrived—“has it made,” as we say. This mortal moment, if seen aright, is featured by growth in awareness, perception consciousness, day in and day out. To act otherwise is to write one’s own death sentence-life’s high purpose abandoned. It is well […]
Professor Williams addresses the systematic dismantling of individual liberty by the federal government. via Walter E Williams – The State Against Liberty – YouTube.
Transcript: Hi, Conrad White here with Episode 24 of Success Council.Today we are going to begin looking at free market solutions to institutions that most people think we need governments for.We are going to start with the civil justice system and contract law. Many people think one important function of the state is to have […]
Many people believe capitalism and imperialism are the same thing or at least closely related. Professor Stephen Davies explains that this is not the case. While capitalism is based on voluntary exchange that benefits all parties involved, imperialism is based on exploitation and the exercise of political power, generally backed by a military force. We […]
In this debate, Jan Ting, professor of law at Temple University, and Bryan Caplan, professor of economics at George Mason University, discuss whether war is ever justified. Prof. Ting argues that while war should be a last resort, there are occasions where the consequences of not going to war outweigh the costs of war. He […]