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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 […]

Why Socialism Means Slavery

Posted: 19th April 2018 by SouthernWatchman in FEE, labour, Slavery, society, SouthernWatch
Comments Off on Why Socialism Means Slavery

FEE.ORG – What is essential to the idea of a slave? We primarily think of him as one who is owned by another. To be more than nominal, however, the ownership must be shown by control of the slave’s actions—a control which is habitually for the benefit of the controller. That which fundamentally distinguishes the […]