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David Elton Trueblood

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David Elton Trueblood (1900–1994) was a noted 20th-century American Quaker author and theologian, former chaplain both to Harvard and Stanford universities.

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The Problem of Central Planning

EntrepreneurshipOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

04/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
Above all, central planning allows a few who are the new elite to seek to control the total lives of the masses. It is this gigantic object lesson which brings the intellectual issues into focus.
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The Fallacy of Central Planning

InterventionismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

04/01/2010Mises Daily Articles
"There is no point in making plans unless causal determinism is true; yet, if causal determinism is true, the very basis of central planning is destroyed, because the government planner is himself determined. By a strange lapse of logic, the believer in causal determinism always excludes himself...
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