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The State: The Deadliest Virus

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07/01/2020Jesús Huerta de Soto

The deadliest virus consists of the deification of human reason and the systematic use of coercion, which the state embodies.

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Original Article: "The State: The Deadliest Virus​".

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Jesús Huerta de Soto, professor of economics at King Juan Carlos University, is Spain's leading Austrian economist, and a Senior Fellow of the Mises Institute. As an author, translator, publisher, and teacher, he also ranks among the world's most active ambassadors for classical liberalism. He is the author of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles, as well as Socialism, Economic Calculation and Entrepreneurship (Edward Elgar 2010), The Austrian School (Edward Elgar 2008) and The Theory of Dynamic Efficiency (Routledge 2009).

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