Politics/Economics

Law In An Anarcho-Capitalist Society

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6V0XzJfm8U The Problem of Social Order Alone on his island, Robinson Crusoe can do whatever he pleases. For him, the question concerning rules of orderly human conduct — social cooperation — simply does not arise. This question can only arise once a second person, Friday, arrives on the island. Yet even then, the question remains… Continue reading Law In An Anarcho-Capitalist Society

Politics/Economics

Hoppe On Why Mises > Hayek

Let me begin with a quote from an article that my old friend Ralph Raico wrote some 15 years ago: Ludwig von Mises and F. A. Hayek are widely considered the most eminent classical liberal thinkers of this century. They are also the two best known Austrian economists. They were great scholars and great men.… Continue reading Hoppe On Why Mises > Hayek

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Hoppe Destroys Left-“Libertarianism”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EO68Kvb9fD4 “Libertarianism is logically consistent with almost any attitude toward culture, society, religion, or moral principle. In strict logic, libertarian political doctrine can be severed from all other considerations; logically one can be – and indeed most libertarians in fact are: hedonists, libertines, immoralists, militant enemies of religion in general and Christianity in particular –… Continue reading Hoppe Destroys Left-“Libertarianism”

Politics/Economics

Argumentation Ethics: The Ultimate Proof For Libertarianism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8UE3QAV8JM [Originally published at The Libertarian Alliance Blog, 9 Oct. 2016. Version below edited to include links and notes.]1 I At repeated requests from many sides – and given my already advanced stage in life – I have deemed it appropriate to take this opportunity to speak a bit about myself. Not about my private life,… Continue reading Argumentation Ethics: The Ultimate Proof For Libertarianism