Friday Philosophy with David Gordon

The Quest for Lebensraum

In his 2006 book The Wages of Destruction, Columbia University historian Adam Tooze explains Hitler’s policy of seeking lebensraum (living room). However, Ludwig von Mises (whom Tooze ignores) already explained that policy in his 1944 Omnipotent Government.

Friday Philosophy David Gordon
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Governments Hate Privacy Software

Alex Pertsev, a developer of Tornado Cash, has been sentenced to prison by a Dutch court for helping build a platform that guarantees financial privacy. If there is one thing the state cannot tolerate, it is someone making financial transactions without government agents watching.
Andrea Togni
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Welfare Outside of the State

Welfare is usually seen as state-run activity. Yet, as Mises and others have noted, state-sponsored welfare undermines the economy and expands government power. Private charity is the only system that is sustainable and just.
Rowan Parchi
What Has Government Done to Our Money?
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