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Does Money Taint Everything?

  • Audio Mises Daily
May 8, 2008

Tags Capital and Interest TheoryMonetary TheoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Let's pull this sentence out of the civic pieties of our time and see what's wrong with it: "We should all volunteer our time in charitable causes and give back to the community in a labor of love."

We can't argue with the instruction here, or the sentiment behind it. My argument is with the choice of language. It contains a word and three phrases the common usage of which can be highly misleading, writes Jeffrey A. Tucker.

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