Archive for the ‘rights’ Category

Comments Off on The Paradox of Leveling the Playing Field in the Name of Equality

Southern Watchman says: In the beginning of our nation, there *may* have been a case for leveraging the power of the state to force equality, but they went the other direction and leveraged the power of the state to force inequality instead. So Bravo there. But here we are some 200 odd years later, and […]

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 What Happens When an MBA Student Raised in Communist China Reads Hayek

Southern Watchman says:   Freedom is the right choice. Always. Cheers and watch your six, – Southern Watchman   FEE.ORG – Imagine being born during the bloody Cultural Revolution in China and growing up in a country with little economic or personal freedom. Few Chinese citizens had the knowledge that human rights are not granted […]