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Successful society of atheists or mostly areligious people?

Cliff Arroyo informs us: I usually describe myself as incapable of religious faith (that part of my brain/mind/soul/whatever is just plain missing). But I do have an attraction to a lot of religious imagery and/or practice. I also respect religion … Continue reading

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Exploring, as always, possible end-runs around market omniscience

Maybe “letting go and letting the Invisible Hand” is more or less guaranteed to result in an allocation that lies at rather than within the production possibility frontier (PPF), but maybe no point on the present PPF represents the best … Continue reading

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Quotebag #85

“If freedom means non-frustration of the exercise of one’s legitimate property rights, you can be made perfectly free by being relieved of all property, including the right to your own body and life.”—John Holbo “The truth is, frankly, that there … Continue reading

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“Freedom from arbitrary authority is a consumer good”

So says Gary Chartier. I’m inclined to agree that it’s a consumer good, at least in the actually existing economy. If freedom is doomed always to be an economic good, then there will always be constraints on freedom. Either freedom … Continue reading

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Quotebag #83

“Just take anarcho-capitalism, perhaps tweak a few premises, change your semantics, and apparently you’re a ‘left-libertarian’!”—Shenlong “Death to the mainstream!”—Summerspeaker “Most people who blog on political or social issues, probably, fear what might turn up if the Human Resources Gestapo … Continue reading

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