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Fetter Quote on Theory

Philosophy and Methodology

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Every theory must ultimately meet two tests: one, that of internal consistency, the other that of consistency with reality.
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Lew Rockwell Profile Quote

Big Government

03/12/2012Quotes
Anything other than free enterprise always means a society of compulsion and lower living standards, and any form of socialism strictly enforced means dictatorship and the total state.
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53. The Gaspée Incident

U.S. History

09/29/2009Audio/Video
Pages 252-254 in the text, as narrated by Floy Lilley. From Part 7 of Conceived in Liberty, Volume III : "Prelude to Revolution, 1770-1775."
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Economic Policy p. 7

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Again and again, the early historians of capitalism haveone can hardly use a milder wordfalsified history.
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Liberty and Property p. 26

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The social system of private property and limited government is the only system that tends to debarbarize all those who have the innate capacity to acquire personal culture.
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Omnipotent Government p. 102

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Mahatma Gandhi expresses a loathing for the devices of the petty West and of devilish capitalism. But he travels by railroad or by motor car and, when ill, goes for treatment to a hospital equipped with the most refined instruments of Western surgery.
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Planning for Freedom p. 6

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The only means to raise wage rates permanently for all those eager to earn wages is to raise the productivity of labor by increasing the per-head quota of capital invested and improving the methods of production.
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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 31

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Money is nothing but a medium of exchange and it completely fulfills its function when the exchange of goods and services is carried on more easily with its help than would be possible to means of barter.
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Theory and History pp. 3132

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Polylogism denies the uniformity of the logical structure of the human mind. Every social class, every nation, race, or period of history is equipped with a logic that differs from the logic of other classes, nations, races, or ages. Hence bourgeois economics differs from proletarian economics,...
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Human Action pp. 661-62; pp. 665-66

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The deal is always advantageous both for the buyer and the seller. Even a man who sells at a loss is still better off than he would be if he could not sell at all, or only at a still lower price.
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