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Liberty and Property – “On the Wealth of Nations”, P.J. O’Rourke

May 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Liberty and Property – “On the Wealth of Nations”, P.J. O’Rourke · Economics, Philosophy, Policy

Any definition of liberty that is not based on a right to property and a right to the same rights as all other people have is meaningless. What we have is ours, and nobody can push us around. This is practically all we mean when we say we are free. Other rights derive from these, […]

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