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 “The 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. — 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 […]