5.12, Whence Comfortable Oppression?

This particular puritanical libertarian finds himself constantly running into a kind of resistance to his efforts to expand liberty (property rights, voluntary production and trade) and all the fruits he is sure lie therein. He is no longer surprised to encounter otherwise thoughtful and sincere men who argue from the following always unstated but always …

Can we do better than deep reality?

What deep reality “did” was to place the cure for ignorance and incompetence naturally in relation with those illnesses. What are the means? Inconvenience, discomfort, suffering, death. But you who claim to do better, you who proclaim that you will shelter the masses. “The masses cannot choose their doctors, teachers and cooks. We must license …