28. Murray Rothbard, What Has Government Done to Our Money?, pt. 4

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/028.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSMurray Rothbard explains the origins of money, its use in a free society, and the obfuscation of the function of money by the government.  The free market creates money; government destroys it for its own ends.  Part 4… Read More »

27. Rothbard on Gun Laws

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/027.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSI interrupted our discussion of What Has Government Done to Our Money to look into what Rothbard has said on gun control.  Clearly, the non-aggression principle (NAP) gives individuals to own firearms absolutely provided they do not aggress against… Read More »

24. Murray Rothbard, What Has Government Done to Our Money?, pt. 1

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/024.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSMurray Rothbard explains the origins of money, its use in a free society, and the obfuscation of the function of money by the government.  The free market creates money; government destroys it for its own ends.  Part 1… Read More »

23. Frederic Bastiat, The Law, pt. 3

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/023.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIn this timeless essay, Bastiat explains what the “law” is and its purpose. It is not to give the state the power to seize property and then turn around and give it to another person or class of… Read More »

22. Frederic Bastiat, The Law, pt. 2

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/022.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIn this timeless essay, Bastiat explains what the “law” is and its purpose. It is not to give the state the power to seize property and then turn around and give it to another person or class of… Read More »

21. Frederic Bastiat, The Law, pt. 1

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIn this timeless essay, Bastiat explains what the “law” is and its purpose. It is not to give the state the power to seize property and then turn around and give it to another person or class of… Read More »

End citizenship laws

The establishment of something called “citizenship” has done more historically to exclude and marginalize people than to secure individual liberties. http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/08/rohingya-muslims-170831065142812.html

20. Murray N. Rothbard, Anatomy of the State

http://media.blubrry.com/essenceofeconomics/p/www.essenceofeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSA classic essay from Murray Rothbard that describes his view of the nature of government. It is predatory. It is a parasite. It is nonproductive. Anything government does is for its own benefit, using intellectuals and ideology to… Read More »

Damore memo

I finally got around to reading the James Damore memo.  This discussion is important, at least from an evolutionary biology perspective.  Read the uncensored document below.