I just found out that anarcho-economist David D. Friedman has audio recordings of some of his courses on his website – a treasure trove for liberty lovers. 38 more words
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“Has private supply of these goods ever worked well in history, or are these what we need a state to provide?”
I’m not sure how one defines “worked well,” but England didn’t have a police force until about 1830, and it didn’t have public prosecutors until a good deal later in the century.
I just noticed that David Friedman, over at his Ideas Blog, lists Robert Heinlein’s classic work, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, among his favourite works, and I thought back to when I first had the pleasure of reading it cover to cover back when I interned at the Cato Institute. 269 more words