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Seeing Like a State

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Tags Big GovernmentBooms and BustsWorld History

03/21/2011Mike Reid

Government planners developed a particular aesthetic obsession: they were frustrated by the untidy complexity of real human societies, writes Mike Reid.

This audio Mises Daily is narrated by the author.

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Mike Reid is primus inter pares at Invisible Order, a libertarian publishing-solutions company. He also teaches anthropology at the University of Winnipeg. Follow him on Twitter.

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