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Fetter Quote on Theory

Philosophy and Methodology

07/29/2014Quotes
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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Liberalism p. 98

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There is but one field of public administration in which the criterion of success or failure is unquestionable: the waging of war. But even here the only thing certain is whether the operation has been crowned with success.

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Human Action p. 641; p. 645

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Not shepherds, but sophisticated aristocrats and city-dwellers were the authors of bucolic poetry. Daphnis and Chlo are creations of fancies far removed from earthy concerns. No less removed from the soil is the modern political myth of the soil. It did not blossom from the moss of the forests and...

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Planning for Freedom p. 143

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There is but one means to improve the material well-being of men, viz., to accelerate the increase in capital accumulated as against population.

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Liberalism p. 125

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No chapter of history is steeped further in blood than the history of colonialism. Blood was shed uselessly and senselessly. Flourishing lands were laid waste; whole peoples destroyed and exterminated. All this can in no way be extenuated or justified.

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A Critique of Interventionism p. 123

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The labor unions of the Anglo-Saxon countries favored participation in the Great War in order to eliminate the last remnants of the liberal doctrine of free movement and migration of labor.

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Human Action p. 562; p. 565

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The characteristic mark of economic history under capitalism is unceasing economic progress, a steady increase in the quantity of capital goods available, and a continuous trend toward an improvement in the general standard of living.

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Nation, State, and Economy p. 77

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Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.

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