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Published September 27, 2011 in Talking Points by Sharon Harris
Now let's consider the difference between the gentle invisible hand and the visible fist of government with regard to violence.
Well-intentioned or not, government is violence. As Buckminster Fuller said, "The end move in politics is to pick up a gun." Laws are laws only because government (Read More)
Published September 20, 2011 in Talking Points by Sharon Harris
A free society is a compassionate society — unlike our current government, which acts as though it's at war against sick people. James Burton is a former Kentuckian who is living literally in exile in the Netherlands. A Vietnam War veteran, he suffers from a rare form of hereditary glaucoma. All the males (Read More)
Published September 09, 2011 in Talking Points by Sharon Harris
This is part two in a multi-part series. Read part one of the The Invisible Hand Is a Gentle Hand here.
Let's look more closely at cooperation. The gentle invisible hand vs. the visible fist of government. Here's a question for you: Would you rather visit Wal-Mart or the Department of Motor Vehicles? Of course, at the DMV you get something free — free grief, at no extra charge. At the Smith Food King market, when (Read More)
Published September 02, 2011 in Talking Points by Sharon Harris
The enemies of freedom have always maligned the free market. They have perpetuated myths like "dog-eat-dog capitalism," "survival of the fittest," "the law of the jungle." Robber barons. Heartless monopolies. A ruthless Wall Street fleecing a helpless Main Street. Nonsense. It's time to speak out for the free market and individual liberty. The great economist Adam Smith wrote that a free society operates as if "an invisible hand" directs people's actions — in such a way as to serve the interest of the (Read More)