“The ‘genius’ of capitalism is that premature death is regarded not as systemic failure but as a matter of personal choice. ”—Purple
“If all the employers who’ll hire you will make you pee on camera, if all the municipalities have obnoxious zoning laws, then you don’t have much choice, other than who you’ll pee in front of and exactly which obnoxious regulations you’ll live under.”—Damien S.
“Given the ease of data collection, question is no longer how to block data flows, but how to assure ‘Equal Surveillance Under Law’ (the title of a ‘Ewen Lecture on Civil Liberties’ I recently gave at Brooklyn College).”—Frank Pasquale
“Bringing it back to the debate over libertarianism and the workplace, it’s worth noting that ‘voluntary’ versus ‘coerced’ is not a binary distinction but a spectrum, with one end representing virtually no costs for choosing something different, whilst the other represents death/torture.”—Unlearningecon
“Hayek loved Pinochet more than Paul Robeson ever loved Joseph Stalin.”—Mitchell J. Freedman