Archive for the ‘liberty’ Category

Comments Off on 10 Quotes by the Great David Hume on Liberty and Property

FEE.ORG – April 26 marks the 1711 birth of David Hume, good friend of Adam Smith and β€œThe most important philosopher ever to write in English,” according to The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Three centuries later, his recognition of the need to protect property rights for a well-functioning society is crucial because violations are increasingly […]

Comments Off on This Brazilian Economist Once Marched for Socialism, But Became a Free-Market Hero

FEE.ORG – Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like. β€” Francois de la Rochefoucauld (1613-1680). Heroes for liberty are not particular to any region of the world or to a particular time period or to one sex. They hail from all […]