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Henry Grady Weaver

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Henry Grady Weaver (1889–1949) worked as a mechanic, salesman, and draftsman before becoming director of customer research for General Motors. It was for that work that he was placed on the cover of the November 14, 1938 issue of Time magazine. He is best known for his work The Mainspring of Human Progress.

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The Pagan View

Free MarketsInterventionism

02/10/2012Mises Daily Articles
Most human beings cling to the ancient superstition that they are not self-controlling and not responsible for their own acts.

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Freedom, Ownership, and Human Progress

Free Markets

04/18/2011Mises Daily Articles
For 6,000 years, men carried things on their backs. Then suddenly the forces of nature were harnessed to do the bidding of the humblest citizen.

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Inventive Progress, Part 2

Free MarketsWorld HistoryEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

03/10/2010Mises Daily Articles
Free minds are inventive minds. That is why America has always been a land of inventors.

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Inventive Progress

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

03/09/2010Mises Daily Articles
"It is only when men are free that they begin to place a value on their time; and when men begin to place a value on human time, they begin to realize the importance of preserving human life."

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Unplanned Planning

BiographiesFree MarketsU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurship

02/10/2010Mises Daily Articles
Americans had no overall plan. They had something more important. They had personal freedom to plan their own affairs; and the avalanche of human energy resulting from that freedom swept from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from the Great Lakes to the Rio Grande.

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