History, History of Economic Thought

Introduction to Farsi Edition of Human Action

– October 15, 2019

Now you own it. Learn from it. Return to it again and again. May it always be with us, widely circulated in every land and every language, forever.

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History
progressivism is an imposter

Progressivism Is An Imposter

– October 8, 2019

We are nearly all socialists now, while not knowing it.

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History
Emergent Genius: The Case of Bill Evans

Emergent Genius: The Case of Bill Evans

– October 6, 2019

Great musical performance consists of at once learning all things and then forgetting all things to make something new. This is what Bill Evans did.

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Climate Change, History

Impeachment at Home and Climate Hysteria Abroad

– October 1, 2019

Do we need another demonstration that politics is the problem and not the solution to human affairs?

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History

The Myth of Imminent Collapse

– September 30, 2019

Worries about civilizational collapses by the Thunbergs and Extinction Rebellions of the world are exaggerated. We are nowhere near the brink of disaster.

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History

Reasons for Hope

– September 30, 2019

The world would be a tiny bit less free and the economy faintly less productive without each of the many, mostly small, contributions to classical-liberal scholarship and to the sharing of liberal ideas with the public.

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History

The Myth of Heroism

– September 24, 2019

“History and human progress are driven far more by ordinary people doing sometimes extraordinary things than by special people with a unique destiny.” ~ Stephen Davies

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History

Count Me Among the Fans of Downton Abbey

– September 22, 2019

The real story of anarchy – life without the state – is not one of chaos but the opposite: our failing as a civilization is that we probably have an overly competent propensity to create social systems of control from which we end up having to rebel from time to time.

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History

Maybe It’s Good that Politics Has Become Ridiculous

– September 21, 2019

When was the last time vast numbers of people commonly celebrated a domestic achievement of government? You have to go back a half century to the first moon landing.

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History

Even Swedish Socialism was Violent

– September 18, 2019

Coercive policies extended beyond eugenic sterilization, forced and voluntary.

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