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The Truth about Tulipmania

Booms and BustsWorld HistoryPrices

12/22/2021Mises Daily Articles
Tulipmania—the famous bubble in tulip prices in the Dutch Republic—cannot be explained by studying the "fundamentals of the tulip market." The answer lies in manipulation of the financial sector.
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La teoría conspirativa de la historia revisada

U.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

12/21/2021Mises Daily Articles
Sostengo que los ingenuos que se niegan obstinadamente a examinar la interacción de los intereses políticos y económicos en el gobierno están tirando por la borda una herramienta esencial para analizar el mundo en que vivimos.
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The Conspiracy Theory of History Revisited

U.S. HistoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

12/21/2021Mises Daily Articles
I submit that the naïfs who stubbornly refuse to examine the interplay of political and economic interest in government are tossing away an essential tool for analyzing the world in which we live.
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Libertad definida

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology

12/20/2021Mises Daily Articles
Una persona no puede hacer el bien si no es en una situación en la que también existe la opción de hacer el mal.
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Liberty Defined

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipPhilosophy and Methodology

12/20/2021Mises Daily Articles
A person cannot do right except in a situation where there is also the option of doing wrong.
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¿Pueden los diques ser privados? Un argumento contra la teoría de los bienes públicos

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

12/18/2021Mises Daily Articles
Resulta llamativo comprobar que los diques no sólo se construyeron sin el Estado, sino que las zonas de los diques pueden considerarse territorios secesionistas, que se acercan a las sociedades de ley-privada.
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Can Dikes Be Private? An Argument against Public Goods Theory

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurship

12/18/2021Mises Daily Articles
It is striking to realize that dikes were not only built without the state, but also that the dike areas can be regarded as seceding territories, which came close to private-law societies.
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Economics versus Politics

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

12/17/2021Mises Daily Articles
The laws of economics are not suspended by bureaucrats' political interference, and prices do not respond to their dictates. Rather, economic chaos results.
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Hombre actuante

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
El campo de nuestra ciencia es la acción humana, no los acontecimientos psicológicos que dan lugar a una acción. Es precisamente esto lo que distingue la teoría general de la acción humana, la praxeología, de la psicología.
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Acting Man

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPraxeology

12/16/2021Mises Daily Articles
The field of our science is human action, not the psychological events which result in an action. It is precisely this which distinguishes the general theory of human action, praxeology, from psychology.
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