Michael E. Lawrence is a musician who enjoys passing his free time studying political theory and Austrian economics. See his blog, Fragmented Obsessions ("Anti-war, anti-State, pro-ketchup").
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Ludwig von Mises: "In relation to the immense sacrifices that the state demands of the individual through the blood tax, it seems rather incidental whether it compensates the soldier more or less abundantly for the loss of time that he suffers from his military-service obligation." - Nation, State, and Economy