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Government allocation is mostly a zero-sum game, in which one person’s win necessarily means another person’s loss. The great ignored and overlooked feature of market allocation is that it is… a positive-sum game.
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Anarcho-capitalists: When "Enemy Of The State" actually means "I belong to a literal neo-Nazi gang."
Is it just me, or has there been a sudden resurgence in the popularity of “anarcho-capitalism” lately? Market fundamentalists have a history of parasitically leeching off enlightenment-based ideas (which were originally based on rationality, secularism, liberty, progress and the idea of the social contract) and synthesizing them into their own market-based dogmas. 894 more words
Imagine a classroom in Soviet Russia. Or Cultural Revolution China. Or perhaps Castro’s Cuba… Students mirroring similar dogma at eachother, monolithicly. No arguments. It all seems very civilized, until you realize that this false consensus is the direct result of dissenters being shot, or confined to a Gulag. 1,333 more words